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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] adding checksums to the buildinfo
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
While this is basically true MD5 is used in OBS all over the place and
thus for consistency and code reuse reasons it might still make sense
to go with that.

IIRC, osc is python. Python has hashlib, which implements many hashing
algorithms in a trivially usable form.

hashlib.md5 vs hashlib.sha1

So, there's no excuse to still use MD5.

And, if possible, applying message expansion[0] helps even further.

[0] http://eprint.iacr.org/2005/248.ps
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