develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from July 2019

[perl #134227] cpan.org - step-two to verify checksum on downloadedfile

From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
July 4, 2019 13:42
Subject:
[perl #134227] cpan.org - step-two to verify checksum on downloadedfile
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-30940-1562247737-1623.134227-15-0@perl.org
On Thu, 27 Jun 2019 04:25:20 GMT, van@scratch.space wrote:
> Hello, there.
> 
> I landed on the following page with instructions to
> 
> https://www.cpan.org/src/README.html
> 
> wget https://www.cpan.org/src/5.0/perl-5.30.0.tar.gz
> tar -xzf perl-5.30.0.tar.gz
> cd perl-5.30.0
> ./Configure -des -Dprefix=$HOME/localperl
> make
> make test
> make install
> 
> I think verifying the checksum on the downloaded file is a necessary
> step-two to take.
> 
> wget https://www.cpan.org/src/5.0/perl-5.30.0.tar.xz.sha256.txt
> shasum -a 256 perl-5.30.0.tar.xz
> 
> It will be helpful to have the above as part of the instructions.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> 
> -- VanL

The source code for https://www.cpan.org/src/README.html is not maintained by the Perl 5 Porters, so we can't make that change for you.

The source code can be found in the perlorg/cpanorg repository on github.com.

#####
https://github.com/perlorg/cpanorg/blob/master/src/src/README.html 
#####

Please open a github issue for this suggestion at:

#####
https://github.com/perlorg/cpanorg/issues
#####

... first noting the repository instructions at:

#####
https://github.com/perlorg/cpanorg
#####

Thank you very much.
-- 
James E Keenan (jkeenan@cpan.org)

---
via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: new
https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=134227



nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About