Re: Bug#637231: Moving Digest::SHA to perl-base
Samuel Thibault, le Thu 11 Aug 2011 17:50:35 +0200, a écrit :
> That said, it's not only about being essential, but also package
> priority, perl is not required.
> > I see /usr/bin/sha1sum is already in the Essential set. Would it
> > be viable to fork that and compute the SHA checksums through a pipe?
> > I expect performance is not a real issue here, given the choice of Perl
> > for such a low level daemon in the first place.
> Right, we'll try that.
It works but makes it impractical. Connecting via ssh now takes a few
seconds, and sshd startup takes more than a few minutes (I didn't have
the patience to measure more)...