Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Nov 22 16:21:04 CET 1999

Thomas Weholt <thomas at> wrote:
> Is there a crc-module or an easy way to compute crc-values from files? I
> want to store these values in a database to check ftp-sites, cd-roms
> etc. to see if there are updated version or new files etc. ?

here's a few:

    zlib.crc32 (32-bit checksum)
    zlib.adler32 (32-bit checksum)
    md5 (128-bit digest)
    sha (160-bit digest)

see the library reference (or the eff-bot
guide) for more info.


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