[OS X TeX] Re: [texhax] installed MacTeX, unable to typeset anything
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Tue Jul 19 13:12:21 EDT 2011
On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:02 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2011, at 11:03 AM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>> Why are you using "openssl"?
>> The result of the above is to start "md5", and it is now awaiting input. For example, type something and then type "RETURN ^D" (that's CTRL-D). You will see the MD5 checksum ("digest") of whatever you typed.
>> Typing "md5 /path/to/mactex-file" will give you the MD5 digest of what you downloaded.
>> To use what you typed, you would need to type
>> % openssl md5 < /path/to/mactex-file
> As far as I know the md5 command really calls openssl with argument md5 so they are equivalent.
Certainly possible. The source is a bit twisty, so I didn't follow the trail very far. "md5" involves less typing, though :-}
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