[pacman-dev] makepkg in a constrained environment

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 19:41:51 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Ciprian Dorin, Craciun
<ciprian.craciun at gmail.com> wrote:
>    Looking closer at what the mentioned patch introduced:
> ~~~~
> - local sum="$(${integ}sum "$file" | cut -d ' ' -f 1)"
> + local sum="$(openssl dgst -${integ} "$file" | awk '{print $NF}')"
> ~~~~
>    I'm proposing not to get back to what it has been (which assumed
> that there was a md5sum sha128sum, <something-else>sum), but I'm
> proposing that for md5 we should use md5sum, which I'm sure it exists
> on any UNIX. Or better even, try to see if openssl exists, if not
> falling back to md5sum, at least for md5sums...

As a side note, it doesn't exist on all UNIX-y systems, for example on
Mac OS X- there is a /sbin/md5, but not an md5sum command.


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