[tz] question about SHA512 when using tzdata

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Oct 16 19:11:43 UTC 2015

On 10/16/2015 02:07 AM, Ian Abbott wrote:
>> sha512sum tzcode2015g.tar.gz tzdata2015g.tar.gz
> Would it be worth using the -b option to treat the input as a binary 
> file? 

I'm of two minds about this. On the one hand it is more portable; but on 
the other, that "*" tends to confuse people. Perhaps we should try it 
for a release or two and see what happens.

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