[pacman-dev] #10530: checksum verification does not work on BSD

Antonio Huete Jimenez ahuete.devel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 07:54:34 EDT 2008

2008/6/2 Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com>:

> Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote:
> >
> > And there comes the idea I was talking about. I think that scripts
> > should behave according to the operating from where they are running
> > on. I'm doing some changes to scripts for doing so, but it will take
> > me few days to have something useable.
> > I also think that every portable code should be welcome whenever it
> > doesn't break anything in ArchLinux and made scripts runnable on other
> > OSes.
> >
> > What do you guys think?
> Using openssl for this is optimal because it works the same on all
> systems.  Having code which detects operating system and uses specific
> software in each case is ugly and should be avoided if at all possible.
> And how do you plan to do OS specific checks and/or configurations for

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