[ic] Replace Digest::SHA1 with Digest::SHA

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Mon May 9 08:45:27 UTC 2011

On 09/05/11 20:02, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> On 05/09/2011 09:55 AM, Gert van der Spoel wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org 
>>> [mailto:interchange-users-
>>> bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Stefan Hornburg (Racke)
>>> Sent: maandag 9 mei 2011 9:54
>>> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
>>> Subject: [ic] Replace Digest::SHA1 with Digest::SHA
>>> Hello, Interchange enthusiasts!
>>> The attached patch replaces Digest::SHA1 in Digest::SHA as requested in
>>> the
>>> Debian bug #625904 (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-
>>> bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=625904).
>>> I would be great if someone can test this patch as this should be part
>>> of the upcoming 5.7.7.
>> Not tested the patch, but couple small remarks regarding the patch:
>> 1- Current UPGRADE document shows:
>>    5.6.x -- Perl 5.8.5 or newer is now required to run Interchange.
>>    The bug report shows:
>>    Digest::SHA is in Perl core since version 5.9.3 and thus is in
>> Debian's perl since Lenny.
>>    So does this mean we should update the UPGRADE document that with 
>> 5.7.x
>> Perl 5.9.3 or newer is required? (Or is it actually already Perl 5.10.x
>> because of the UTF8 story?)
> I wouldn't mind to require Perl 5.10, but you can of course install
> Digest::SHA from CPAN.

I think that we should not upgrade the perl requirement for this.  We 
need to make a note in UPGRADE about the requirement to install 
Digest::SHA for perl 5.8 and it probably wouldn't hurt to add it to the 
CPAN bundles either.


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