Re: dpkg-sig support wanted?
Scripsit Peter Samuelson <email@example.com>
> You may laugh if you wish, but I think it's annoying to have to move to
> a hash function whose hexadecimal representation takes 64 bytes, which
> doesn't leave much room on an 80-column line to describe what the hash
> is hashing. Maybe by the time coreutils ships a sha256sum program, the
> world will have settled upon BASE64, which requires only 43 bytes.
Why wait for the world to settle? Would there be anything wrong with
writing a sha256sum program that outputs base64 right now?
Henning Makholm "Lad min høne være."