Bundled md5 in OCaml

Tomas Mraz tmraz at redhat.com
Thu Nov 21 09:29:39 UTC 2013

On St, 2013-11-20 at 20:33 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> See:
> https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml/blob/trunk/byterun/md5.c#L78
> (1) In terms of the bundled(md5-$IMPLEMENTATION), which

It is bundled(md5-plumb)

> (2) Ideally I would like to replace this with a call to a library (in
> Fedora, I don't think this would be accepted upstream).  But which
> library should I use?

I'd probably use libgcrypt. However if the MD5 is not used for security
related purpose, which it should not be used for due to its brokenness
anyway, I am not sure it is worth it to replace the bundled copy with a
library call.

Tomas Mraz
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
                                              Turkish proverb
(You'll never know whether the road is wrong though.)

More information about the devel mailing list