ALFS DTD Syntax Doc v3.1 (digest element)

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jun 5 20:05:30 PDT 2004


James Robertson wrote:

"The element digest is used to specify the MD5 digest hash of the 
archive file to be unpacked, or of the file to be downloaded." -> "The 
digest element is used to specify a unique digest of the file to be 
operated on by the parent element. Typically these digests are MD5 sums, 
but an ALFS implementation can support alternative digests as well, 
including SHA-1."

"The attribute type is preset as an MD5 hash." -> "The type attribute 
specifies the algorithm used to create the specified digest value, and 
defaults to MD5 if not specified."



More information about the alfs-discuss mailing list