the size checksum
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sat Aug 18 07:37:07 UTC 2018
This is being discussed in another thread. Guess you did not see that..
> On 18 Aug 2018, at 8:16 am, Jan Starý <hans at stare.cz> wrote:
> Hi all,
> beside sha25 and rmd160, some ports use a 'size' field in the checksums.
> Why was it added? The fact that the distfile has the prescribed sha256
> and the prescribed rmd160 makes it almost certain (as certain as crypto
> checksums can be) it is the intended file. The fact that it has a prescribed
> size IMHO adds nothing to that certainty. Or does it?
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