"port -d extract" still returns md5 checksum

Marko Käning MK-MacPorts at techno.ms
Sun Jun 19 04:37:27 PDT 2011

> No, existing use of md5 will continue to work for a long time. Using md5
> isn't a problem, not using anything else is. Using md5 alone should
> probably become an error in a future version.

> The "correct checksum line may be" message when the checksums don't
> match just uses whatever types are defined in the portfile, unless there
> are none, in which case it suggests two default types, neither of which
> is md5.
I see. Since the ports in question had two checksums neither of which was md5 as a consequence md5 was suggested by port. ;-)

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