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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 08:03:14 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Antonio Huete Jimenez
<ahuete.devel at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/6/2 Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com>:
>> 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
> portability?

And which part exactly you don't understand in "should be avoided if
at all possible" ?

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