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authorMichał Górny <mgorny@gentoo.org>2022-09-23 15:34:40 +0200
committerMichał Górny <mgorny@gentoo.org>2022-10-04 08:56:08 +0200
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parentglep-0074: Specify the format of size and checksum fields (diff)
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glep-0074: Clarify the hex encoding of hash valuesHEADmaster
Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <mgorny@gentoo.org>
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@@ -418,6 +418,14 @@ Checksum algorithms
| ``WHIRLPOOL`` | Whirlpool [#BARRETO]_ | 512 | Hex | |
+-----------------+-----------------------+------+------+-------------+
+The following hash value encodings are used:
+
+Hex
+ The hash value expressed as an unsigned hexadecimal integer,
+ using digits ``0`` to ``9`` and lowercase letters ``a`` to ``f``,
+ with no prefix or suffix.
+
+
Any new hashes must be added to this specification prior to being used
in Manifest files. Adding a new hash is considered
a backwards-compatible change to the GLEP. It is recommended that new