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Dennis Clarke via perl5-porters
January 21, 2022 02:55
Re: Perl 5.35.8 is available
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On 1/20/22 17:53, Nicolas R. wrote:
> "Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading,
> his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind."
>                                              -- Miguel de Cervantes
> Saavedra, Don Quijote
> We are happy to announce version 35.8,
> the 9th development release of version 35 of Perl 5.

Very nice.

> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.35.8 from your
> favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:
> SHA1 digests for this release are:
>   ae216761e14aaa0f052a8d97c8543d13c133d3de perl-5.35.8.tar.gz
>   d674bd65ac949492728c19d5e25c63eac05023fc perl-5.35.8.tar.xz

Why use the old ( and somewhat broken ) SHA1 for message digests?
The new ( and not broken ) SHA256 or even SHA3-256 would get the
job done just fine.  Everyone has these in any recent OpenSSL as
message digest options.

Dennis Clarke
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