[Python-ideas] Using sha512 instead of md5 on python.org/downloads
steve at pearwood.info
Fri Dec 7 23:14:18 EST 2018
On Sat, Dec 08, 2018 at 11:05:43AM +0900, INADA Naoki wrote:
> We already use SHA256 on PyPI.
> Many project in the world moving from md5 to SHA256.
How easy is it to use sha256 on the major platforms, compared to md5?
On Linux, it is just as easy:
[steve at ando ~]$ md5sum x.py
[steve at ando ~]$ sha256sum x.py
but how about Windows and Mac users? Do those platforms provide a sha256
(Maybe we should provide both hashes.)
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