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From bode...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks checksum.html
Date Wed, 16 Feb 2005 14:35:16 GMT
bodewig     2005/02/16 06:35:16

  Modified:    docs/manual/CoreTasks Tag: ANT_16_BRANCH checksum.html
  Log:
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  1.8.2.6   +14 -1     ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/checksum.html
  
  Index: checksum.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/checksum.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.8.2.5
  retrieving revision 1.8.2.6
  diff -u -r1.8.2.5 -r1.8.2.6
  --- checksum.html	23 Aug 2004 14:15:46 -0000	1.8.2.5
  +++ checksum.html	16 Feb 2005 14:35:16 -0000	1.8.2.6
  @@ -14,6 +14,19 @@
   Generates checksum for files.  This task can also be used to
   perform checksum verifications.
   </p>
  +
  +<p>Note that many popular message digest functions - including MD5 and
  +SHA-1 - have been broken recently.  If you are going to use the task
  +to create checksums used in an environment where security is
  +important, please take some time to investigate the algorithms offered
  +by your JCE provider.  Note also that some JCE providers like the one
  +by <a href="http://www.bouncycastle.org/">The Legion of the Bouncy
  +Castle</a>, the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/gnu-crypto/">GNU
  +project</a> or <a
  +href="http://jce.iaik.tugraz.at/products/01_jce/index.php">the
  +Technical University Graz</a> offer more digest algorithms than those
  +built-in into your JDK.</p>
  +
   <h3>Parameters</h3>
   <table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0">
     <tr>
  @@ -179,7 +192,7 @@
   the result will be true only if the checksums matched correctly for all files being
   considered.
   
  -<hr><p align="center">Copyright &copy; 2001-2004 The Apache Software Foundation.
All rights
  +<hr><p align="center">Copyright &copy; 2001-2005 The Apache Software Foundation.
All rights
   Reserved.</p>
   
   </body>
  
  
  

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