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|Summary:||md5sum fail to work with DOS md5 files|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Yuri Domrin <yd>|
|Component:||coreutils||Assignee:||Ondrej Vasik <ovasik>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||12||CC:||kdudka, ovasik, twaugh|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2010-12-03 17:11:21 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Yuri Domrin 2010-03-01 12:09:54 EST
Description of problem: md5sum fail to work with md5 files, created under DOS or Windows. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): coreutils.x86_64 7.6-9.fc12 How reproducible: [yd@c2 ~]$ touch somefile [yd@c2 ~]$ md5sum -b somefile > somefile.md5 [yd@c2 ~]$ md5sum -c somefile.md5 somefile: OK [yd@c2 ~]$ unix2dos somefile.md5 unix2dos: converting file somefile.md5 to DOS format ... [yd@c2 ~]$ md5sum -c somefile.md5 : No such file or directory : FAILED open or read md5sum: WARNING: 1 of 1 listed file could not be read Expected results: correct work both for UNIX and DOS md5 files. Additional info:
Comment 1 Ondrej Vasik 2010-03-02 09:39:59 EST
Created attachment 397336 [details] Patch to allow <whatever>sum utilities to work with DOS formatted files Thanks for report, it was reported few times to upstream - http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2004-11/msg00037.html , http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2006-08/msg00073.html . However - no patch was afaik submitted. This attached patch should solve the issue.
Comment 2 Ondrej Vasik 2010-03-04 04:30:54 EST
Just to add several others upstream threads: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2004-12/msg00002.html (that's the same approach as my current patch) http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2007-03/msg00181.html (more complex solution) Current proposal is http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2010-03/msg00015.html . It got +1 from Eric Blake, however it wrongly handles filenames with carriage return at the end (very unlikely to happen, but allowed). More complex solution will be needed to solve it better way. I'm waiting for other maintainers opinion now...
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-11-03 17:03:00 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-12-03 17:11:21 EST
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.