[tex-live] hosting inst image

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sat Mar 3 05:05:34 CET 2007

On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> If you have the md5sum program, all you have to do is to run:
> md5sum --check <filename>.md5
> I'm sure that GNU md5sum can be compiled on Windows in a MinGW
> environment quite easily.
> If someone provides a Windows binary we can put it to the TeXLive
> support directory.  Tools like this are quite useful and in particular
> md5sum is a very useful tool and it is quite small (in respect of disk
> usage).

Also pdfTeX can calculate md5 values:
  pdftex '\message{\pdfmdfivesum file{<filename>}}\end'

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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