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

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat May 31 02:31:23 EDT 2008

2008/5/30 Sebastian Nowicki <sebnow at gmail.com>:
> I don't really like this solution, but it's the only portable solution I
> could think of. Instead of using md5sum, sha1sum, etc from GNU
> coreutils, openssl is used. Openssl has the limitation that it does not
> support the other sha* algorithms, so they had to be removed from
> makepkg. I don't like having to remove features in order to make
> something more portable.

Can makepkg just use another tool(s) on systems where coreutils are
not available? (like libfetch/libdownload)

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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