MD5Sum seriously broken in b19.1? (generates incorrect md5 hash values)
Ralf G. R. Bergs
Wed Sep 2 03:57:00 GMT 1998
I'm running NT 4.0 SP3, and I have some strange problems with md5sum.
>From a crypto class I know that it's practically impossible for two files to
share the same MD5 hash, BUT I have lots of files with the same md5 sum. How
I'm attaching two picture files (of a well-known lady named Pam Anderson ;-)
that produce the same md5 sum under NT:
[m:\new\pix\pam anderson]md5sum -b pam1.jpg pam2.jpg
Under Linux I get different MD5 values:
Server:~$ md5sum -b pam1.jpg pam2.jpg
Note that I DID use "-b" for binary mode!
What's going on here? Could you *please* investigate this, since I need a
Thanks very much for your time,
Ralf G. R. Bergs * Welkenrather Str. 100/102 * 52074 Aachen * Germany
+49-241-876892, +49-241-877776 (fax) * email@example.com * PGP ok!
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