[OpenWrt-Devel] Sha256 checksum generation of images: why OpenSSL instead of sha256sum?
john at phrozen.org
Tue Mar 22 03:55:06 EDT 2016
On 22/03/2016 08:51, Bastian Bittorf wrote:
> * 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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i copied it from the buildbot setup and they use openssl for portability
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