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RE: [bug #61594] suggest new $(hash ...) function

From: rsbecker
Subject: RE: [bug #61594] suggest new $(hash ...) function
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2021 08:13:55 -0500

On December 2, 2021 3:44 AM, Edward Welbourne
> > My first counter-argument comes from the "$(shell git hash-object obj)"
> > suggestion which begs the question: if git, which relies heavily upon
> > SHA-1, is available, doesn't that mean SHA-1 is also natively
> > available? I'm not aware of git being restricted in any jurisdictions.
> Seems unlikely, given that it's considered insecure.
> FIPS doesn't allow use of it.

Again, as I previously responded, using git was an example, not a required
solution. You can use openssl, openssh, gpg, to do the same thing. As of a
few of versions ago, git can use SHA256 instead of SHA1. 

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