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From: Johannes Schindelin <>
To: Colin Walters <>
Subject: Re: upstreaming ?
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 21:34:45 +0100 (STD)
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


On Mon, 8 Jan 2018, Colin Walters wrote:

> Hi, so quite a while ago I wrote this:

For the benefit of readers who prefer to stay in their mail readers:


	git-evtag can be used as a replacement for git-tag -s. It will
	generate a strong checksum (called Git-EVTag-v0-SHA512) over the
	commit, tree, and blobs it references (and recursively over
	submodules). A primary rationale for this is that the underlying SHA1
	algorithm of git is under increasing threat. Further, a goal here
	is to create a checksum that covers the entire source of a single
	revision as a replacement for tarballs + checksums.

> Since I last posted about this on the list here, of course
> happened.  It also looks
> like there was a node.js implementation written.
> Any interest in having this in core git?  

I have no opinion, I was just curious what this otherwise undescribed
thing was about.


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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-08 20:12 Colin Walters
2018-01-08 20:34 ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2018-01-08 20:40 ` Santiago Torres
2018-01-08 20:42   ` Colin Walters
2018-01-08 20:51     ` Santiago Torres
2018-01-08 20:49   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-08 20:54     ` Santiago Torres
2018-01-09  2:30     ` Colin Walters
2018-01-09 18:09       ` Santiago Torres
2018-01-09 20:38         ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-01-10 16:38           ` Santiago Torres

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