sha1sum (was: FC4 feature list?)

Kenneth Porter shiva at
Mon Jun 13 18:35:15 UTC 2005

--On Saturday, June 11, 2005 7:57 PM -0400 Tony Nelson 
<tonynelson at> wrote:

> Given the extent of the discovered weakness and the likelyhood that people
> won't be installing this release more than a few years down the road, this
> seems to me to be an overreaction.  Ah, well.  Hopefully it is known that
> SHA1 is truely more secure than MD5, rather than just that there have been
> no alarming reports yet.

Since Fedora is supposed to be bleeding edge and the place to try new 
technologies, this lets this mechanism get tested by those willing to take 
the risk, before it gets deployed to the more conservative products.

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