[PATCH 1 of 2] sha1sum.py: sha1sum for platforms which do not provide it

Christian Ebert blacktrash at gmx.net
Mon Oct 31 10:11:01 CDT 2011

* Greg Ward on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 09:02:36 -0400
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Christian Ebert <blacktrash at gmx.net> wrote:
>> # HG changeset patch
>> # User Christian Ebert <blacktrash at gmx.net>
>> # Date 1320001536 -3600
>> # Branch stable
>> # Node ID 96211cffd4d151f9c1fb34d38bb67eba5b92b944
>> # Parent  87248de091352f746e8cd1cee01af29138c8e443
>> sha1sum.py: sha1sum for platforms which do not provide it
> I give a reluctant +1 on this.
> Reluctant because I think we should refactor md5sum.py and sha1sum.py
> and have a single script for hashing in the test suite.

I completely agree.

> +1 because now is not the time for refactoring. Now is the time for fixing.

Well, it hasn't gone in yet. I also was insecure how much we can
change because of the copyright.

I'm completely uneducated wrt the differences between md5 and sha
- could we just use the existing md5sum.py for test-lfconvert.t?
Or is md5 not secure enough in this case?

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