sha1 hash using libgcrypt different from what returns sha1sum

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Nov 13 09:51:07 CET 2013

On Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:46, dshaw at said:

> Bug compatible is nice, but it's also really nice to not to have to maintain a second known-incorrect version of the algorithms internally.

Indeed.  We already have too much bug compatibility to old versions.
That might still be justified. But for 256GB files it is questionable.
If it turns out to be a real problem we could add an option in another



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