[pacman-dev] WIP: makepkg: add BLAKE3 (b3sums) support

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Sep 3 01:52:44 UTC 2021

On 31/8/21 12:10 am, Konstantin Gizdov via pacman-dev wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is work in progress, but I did some basic tests and seems to work.
> Since we have b2sums support in makepkg, I was wondering if we could
> also add b3sums (https://github.com/BLAKE3-team/BLAKE3). It's been
> finalised recently and has a working package in [community] repo. It's
> not in coreutils and probably can't easily handle dependencies for
> pacman at the moment but the b3sums algo is solid and maybe worth adding
> if people want to use it in the future.

Thanks - I'd prefer this to wait until b3sum is added to coreutils.  At
this stage BLAKE3 usage is basically non-existent in terms of being
provided as a software checksum, and I do not want to add a further
dependency to makepkg.


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