[bitbake-devel] [PATCH 1/2] fetch2: improve usability of checksums

Chris Larson clarson at kergoth.com
Wed Oct 12 19:21:42 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Joshua Lock <josh at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> This patch improves the usability of checksums by only requiring one checksum
> be defined.
> Further, checksum verification will provide as much information as possible
> at, rather than a bit at a time. No longer will you need to run fetch, see an
> md5sum mismatch, fix it, run fetch, seen an sha256sum mismatch, fix it and
> fetch again. If neither checksum is defined we now report both missing sums
> at once - rather than one after the other.
> Finally, if both sums are incorrect, we'll report both incorrect sums at the
> same time.
> Fixes part of [YOCTO #1399]

Nicely done, the fetch/mismatch cycle was quite an annoying one :)
Christopher Larson
clarson at kergoth dot com
Founder - BitBake, OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus
Maintainer - Tslib
Senior Software Engineer, Mentor Graphics

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