On Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:32:30 -0700 "Theo de Raadt" <dera...@openbsd.org> wrote:
> > I also use the sha512 command on a regular basis, and notice a > > performance improvement (compared to sha256) with amd64 systems. > > But is /bin the place to put a performance improving command? > > No. That isn't the place for putting strange performance commands. > It is a place for putting *interoperating* commands. It isn't really a "performance improving" command, it's a different hash. I just mentioned the performance improvement in passing. > > I don't think Todd's original question was answered, except along > the lines of "i love features". > His question was "who uses the sha512 link", so I answered. I don't see where the issue is here. Though if the link were to go, I would be able to adapt to "cksum -a sha512 ..."