GLEP59: Manifest2 hash types
On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 11:07:03AM -0700, Zac Medico wrote:
> On 10/01/2011 12:40 AM, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> > Respun now with the help of ferringb. Cleans up the implementation and catches
> > a few bug and improvements:
> > - mhash priority moved lower than pycrypto/hashlib because mhash holds GIL
> > while the other implementations don't.
> > - hashlib does offer whirlpool if it was built against openssl 1.0.
> > 1/5: Refactor RMD160 hashlib code for less-hardcoding
> > 2/5: Manifest2 hash: Whirlpool
> > 3/5: Manifest2 hash: SHA512
> > 4/5: Manifest2 hash backend provider: mhash
> > 5/5: GLEP59: Change live Manifest2 hashes to SHA256,
> This is released in portage-184.108.40.206 and 2.2.0_alpha61, so please go
> ahead and test the "manifest-hashes = SHA256 SHA512 WHIRLPOOL" setting
> in metadata/layout.conf, which we can deploy after
> >=sys-apps/portage-220.127.116.11 is stable.
Works here in a local copy of metadata/layout.conf.
Robin Hugh Johnson
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