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Re: Bug#366780: ITP: summain -- compute and verify file checksums

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 12:41:54AM +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
>  Apart from supporting more file formats, summain differs from the
>  traditional md5sum and sha1sum utilities by providing progress
>  reporting, and via convenience features such as automatic recursion
>  into directories, and looking up files relative to the location of the
>  checksum file, rather than the current working directory.

Have you looked at the "cfv" program, which is already packaged for
Debian?  There are a huge number of checksum programs out there; it
would be nice if there could be fewer with a greater concentration of

						- Ted

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