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Re: Bug#164889: md5sum <FILE produces spurious ` -' in output

On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 05:52:08PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
>  2. We have concluded that
>      * md5sum is significantly more useful if there is a way to
>        produce the `bare' output format (ie, without trailing ` -').

Hmm.. sorry, I let this one slip by me.

What breaks?  [An understanding of what breaks is important
for understanding how significant this change is.  I can 
imagine all sorts of possibilities, and all sorts of possible
fixes, but that's just my imagining, and not any specific
technical issue.]



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