SHA256 checksum in ports
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Sun Dec 18 10:40:52 PST 2005
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 01:28:02PM -0500, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 09:12:22PM +0300, Igor Pokrovsky wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is anyone knows what was the reason to add SHA256 checksum check
> > in ports? Why MD5 was insufficient?
> Enough progress has been made towards breaking MD5 that it is no
> longer considered safe to rely on for these purposes.
Thanks for explanation Kris.
Is it possible to port sha256 to RELENG_4?
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