[Dev] FWD: [FYI] whirlpoolsums is broken, and isn't coming back

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at lukeshu.com
Wed Sep 19 00:57:55 GMT 2018

On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:43:09 -0400,
Luke Shumaker wrote:
> Hi all,
> A few (15 by my count) packages in abslibre.git use whirlpoolsums as
> their source integrity check.
> whirlpoolsums support was broken in makepkg 5.1 (2017-05-28), a bit
> over a year ago.  Upon realizing that it's been broken for more than a
> year, and no one complained in all that time (except for freemor on
> #parabola, on Monday), the reaction of upstream is to formally drop
> whirlpoolsums support.
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2018-August/022778.html
> So packages that use whirlpoolsums will need to migrate to a different
> checksum algorithm at their next rebuild.

I've updated them in git to use sha512sums.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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