Re: [Mutt] #3025: configure check for md5 fails
Mutt <fleas <at> mutt.org>
2008-02-01 21:33:30 GMT
#3025: configure check for md5 fails
Comment (by Kyle Wheeler):
On Friday, February 1 at 09:13 PM, quoth Mutt:
> I have never heard of a program called md5 on Linux (or anywhere
> else), but I have had one of my own for over a decade.
/sbin/md5 is part of MacOS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD. Probably a
few others too. It’s hardly “exotic”. What “anywhere else” did you
have in mind? Cygwin?
> Could you perhaps consider checking for md5sum before md5, or at
> least making sure with further tests that when looking for an exotic
> program, it's actually the one you're looking for?
I think it’s probably a wise idea to ensure that the program in
question has the expected interface. +1
As for re-ordering… that’s a bandaid that would help *you*, but nobody
else (it’s theoretically possible that a few BSD users have their own
Ticket URL: <http://dev.mutt.org/trac/ticket/3025#comment:>