[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] [packages] opkg: Make opkg understand old md5

Michal Hrusecky Michal.Hrusecky at nic.cz
Thu Feb 25 05:13:02 EST 2016

Felix Fietkau - 10:22 25.02.16 wrote:
> On 2016-02-25 10:05, Michal Hrusecky wrote:
> > Opkg now uses sha256 by default and expects them. Making it understand md5s also
> > and detect md5 sum so we can migrate from configuration that used md5.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Michal Hrusecky <Michal.Hrusecky at nic.cz>
> OpenWrt itself does not support incremental upgrades of the system via
> opkg, so we're not going to re-enable md5 support by default again.
> Can't you simply update your package lists to include both md5sum and
> sha256, making this patch unnecessary?

Not really, because I'm doing incremental update :-)

> If not, you could submit a patch that makes md5 support optional (and
> disabled by default).

In patch it is optional and just uses md5 if hash found is not long enough to
be sha providing backward functionality without changing default behaviour. And
it is conditional. So I'll just disable it by default and that should take of
it. Anything else before I resubmit?
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