[Pharo-dev] [ANN] sha256 checksum for Pharo6 downloads

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Wed Oct 25 08:06:06 EDT 2017



> On 25 Oct 2017, at 14:02, Sean P. DeNigris <sean at clipperadams.com> wrote:
> 
> Sven Van Caekenberghe-2 wrote
>> And here is how to do it in Pharo…
> 
> It would be great to add something like this to Launcher

Yeah, but 

 file readStreamDo: [ :in | sha256 := SHA256 hashStream: in ].

is very slow (done completely in Pharo, large file), so it would need a good progress bar.

We would also need a canonical place to get the signatures from (like Marcus explained, best another, secure server).

Sven





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