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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 12:24:00 -0600
tags 9460 + notabug
Since this isn't a bug but rather discussion I am closing this bug
ticket, CC'ing the discussion line, and directing follow-ups there.
Gregory Dancker wrote:
> Can this be used with a hex input file?
> What would the input file look like?
> I tried a simple case (abc AKA hex 616263) and don't get the expected
I don't understand your question. The 'sha256sum' program will read
data and compute the checksum. Input data is always raw input data
regardless of how it is logically structured.
$ printf "abc" | od -tx1 -c
0000000 61 62 63
a b c
$ printf "abc" | sha256sum