Is anybody knows about a linkable, quick MD5/SHA1 calculator library ?

Serge Orlov Serge.Orlov at
Tue May 30 13:09:38 CEST 2006

DurumDara wrote:
> Hi !
> I need to speedup my MD5/SHA1 calculator app that working on
> filesystem's files.
> I use the Python standard modules, but I think that it can be faster if
> I use C, or other module for it.
> I use FSUM before, but I got problems, because I "move" into "DOS area",
> and the parameterizing of outer process maked me very angry (not working).
> You will see this in this place:

FWIW I looked at what is the problem, apparently fsum converts the name
back to unicode, tries to print it and silently corrupts the output.
You give it short name XA02BB~1 of the file xAÿ and fsum prints xA

Use python module or try another utility.

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