Suggestion: bmap files and bmaptool
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Tue Sep 17 13:36:17 UTC 2013
On Wed, 2013-08-14 at 11:44 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 12:21:23PM +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-08-14 at 10:37 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 09:31:22AM +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > >
> > > > Other things like reading from remote sites, progress indicator,
> > > > protecting your mounted disks, uncompressing on-the-fly, checking sha1
> > > > of the data ond of the bmap file itself - are goodies, although
> > > > important ones.
> > >
> > > Why sha1? If the check is there for security reasons, please use at
> > > least sha256.
> > Should not be difficult to implement if there is demand.
> SHA-256 is used to create the signatures of other distributed files:
FYI, I've implemented SHA-256 support and it will be the default for
bmaptool soon. I also made sure other hash functions can be used as well
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