[OpenWrt-Devel] Sha256 checksum generation of images: why OpenSSL instead of sha256sum?

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Tue Mar 22 03:51:31 EDT 2016

* Stijn Segers <francesco.borromini at inventati.org> [22.03.2016 08:47]:
> Is there a specific reason why OpenSSL is used instead of sha256sum?

it's all about portability. OpenSSL is widely available, and sha256 not.
maybe you can 'sanitize' the output somehow?

bye, bastian
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