sha2 utilities: Print or check SHA-2 digests

rmyster rmyster at
Sat Jun 10 00:35:43 CEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 18:08 -0400, David Shaw wrote:

> > 
> > The question was how to obtain these values with the commands listed in
> > the coreutils documentation. Could point me to where you obtained these
> > options since they aren't listed in the gpg docs(man gpg,info gpg,
> > etc)? 
> Man page:
>        --print-md algo [files]
>        --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.
> David

Oh.......I never would have made the connection.  I can see what it
refers to now but when I read it, the algorithm "ALGO" was one I had
never heard of.  Realistically, I wouldn't have caught it even if it was
written as   "--print-md <algorithm> [files]" 

Thanks again!

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