Bug#193877: dpkg: It would be nice if md5sum had a progress indicator
md5sum can take quite a while to process very large files (multi-GB).
It would be useful in these cases to have an option on md5sum to display
a progress indicator, showing which file it is currently processing and
how much of the file has been processed. Perhaps even a
This isn't really important for dpkg, but the md5sum util (and sha1sum)
is used for many other purposes.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux zedd 2.4.18mts-ck #2 Fri Apr 18 19:49:01 MDT 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US
Versions of packages dpkg depends on:
ii dselect 1.10.10 a user tool to manage Debian packa
ii libc6 2.3.1-17 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
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