sha2 utilities: Print or check SHA-2 digests
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Jun 10 14:16:01 CEST 2006
On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 01:15:33PM +0200, Johan Wevers wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> > --print-mds [files]
> > Print message digest of algorithm ALGO for all given files or
> > stdin. With the second form (or a deprecated "*" as algo)
> > digests for all available algorithms are printed.
> Why is * deprecated anyway? Seems usefull to me if you don't know the hash
> used and want to check quick. The chance of a file being hashed with hash 1
> being tampered with so that it produces the same hash in hash algo B seems
> pretty small to me.
"--print-md * file" is deprecated in favor of "--print-mds". The
functionality is still there. Just the name is different.
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