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Re: Question md5 hashes: request for rmd160 or sha256 (Mojca Miklavec)
Date: 02 Jul, 2013
From: Ben Morgan <Ben Morgan>

On Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:12:09 GMT, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to create a new Geant4 package for MacPorts (current package
> is for version 9.4 and is based on GNU make). I was using MD5 checksums
> from cmake/Modules/Geant4DatasetDefinitions.cmake, but other developers
> urged me to add rmd160 and sha256 checksums for security reasons.

We will look at publishing these hashes for the source/data bundles on the website, but cmake/Modules/Geant4DatasetDefinitions.cmake will have to remain using MD5 for know because that is all CMake supports in ExternalProject and file over the cmake version range we have to support. We'll keep that under review though.

I'm guessing though that you're downloading and installing the datasets as a separate port or custom step in the geant4 port?

Cheers,

Ben.

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1 Ok: Re: md5 hashes: request for rmd160 or sha256   (Mojca Miklavec - 02 Jul, 2013)
(_ Note: Re: md5 hashes: request for rmd160 or sha256   (Ben Morgan - 04 Jul, 2013)
(_ Ok: Re: md5 hashes: request for rmd160 or sha256   (Mojca Miklavec - 04 Jul, 2013)
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