[syslinux] Patches from Debian

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 04:07:26 PST 2017

On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 5:33 AM, Lukas Schwaighofer
<lukas at schwaighofer.name> wrote:
> Hi Gene,
> thanks a lot for looking at the patches and merging them! :)

And thank you for submitting them

> On Sat, 4 Nov 2017 12:51:22 -0400
> Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Aside from patch "burping" on unnecessary characters, everything
>> looks good.
> Sorry, should have checked for that…

No worries.  At least it was otherwise a clean merge.

>> 0001-digest-sha.patch moves from "Digest::SHA1", last touched in CPAN
>> in 2010 (but only 3 changes since 2004) to "Digest:SHA", introduced in
>> 2003.  It seems the latter is more likely to see updates if bugs are
>> found.  It also seems there's a way with eval to check for
>> "Digest::SHA" and use "Digest:SHA1" if it doesn't exist, if we need to
>> add such logic.
> If you want me to, I can come up with a patch to do that.  Just let me
> know.
> Regards
> Lukas

Thanks.  Given the age of Digest::SHA, I'm going to doubt it's
necessary but if someone finds an actual use case, it might be worth
working on then.


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