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[EP-tech] Verifying Checksums
- Subject: [EP-tech] Verifying Checksums
- From: hess at ub.uni-heidelberg.de (Florian Heß)
- Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 17:16:04 +0200
found a mailing list post by David Tarrant created in 2010
>> Verify hashes / checksums
> Can be both done by the storage or you can do it from EPrints using a
> event module, this code is not yet in the public domain cos I haven't
> written it yet, but it would be about 20 lines I recon.
How are things now? Does EPrints warn automatically if a file differs in
respect to the checksum from the state stored in the database?
How can I arrange for EPrints to do that?
Does the EPrints ex-/import xml format have a file-associated element
"hash" or alike (guess for every dataobj field you can have a
corresponding field, right?) that is verified upon downloading the file
from another server? Would really appreciate that, but according to
DataObj::File source, there aren't yet any verification methods for sha/md5.
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