[parisc-linux] problems with checksums

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 17:13:30 +0100

On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 08:55:31AM -0700, Randolph Chung wrote:
> > Be careful, Debian uses BSD md5sum instead of GNU md5, some other Linux
> > systems use GNU md5sum. They produce different output for the same
> > input!
> ..... or maybe i'm just smoking something. ISTR them being different in
> some cases, but when i tried just now they produce the same output.
> Argh...

You're confused with normal sum, I believe.  Although GNU sum defaults to
BSD-style, so I'm not sure exactly which drugs you're taking :-)

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