Calculating md5 checksums.

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Mar 3 22:56:35 CET 2006

Rajesh Sathyamoorthy wrote:

> How do you calculate the md5 checksum of a file?
> so far  i got this,
> import md5
> obj =
> file = open( 'filename',  'rb')
> data =
> obj.update(data)
> checksum = md5.digest()
> Is this correct? Is there anything else i should do before comparing the
> checksum with the one provided for the file?

the script has some obvious bugs, but nothing you won't discover simply
by running the program...  (did you try that?  what happened?)


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