MD5 for distinfo has been deprecated

Thomas Abthorpe tabthorpe at
Fri Oct 29 03:18:06 UTC 2010

Greetings list

erwin@ committed,
based on work by dougb@ and rene at .   It deprecates the use of md5
checksums in distinfo.  So here on in, when you run make makesum, the
md5 will no longer be generated, only the sha256 checksum.

Existing distinfo containing md5 info will silently be ignored.  So at
this time there is no need re-create distinfo for the sake of removing
it, just allow the regular flow of ports updates take care of it.

with portmgr-secretary@ hat on

Thomas Abthorpe		| FreeBSD Committer
tabthorpe at	|
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