A Utility that creates .SFV (Simple File Verify)

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Thu Apr 26 12:10:00 GMT 2007

robert_neville310@yahoo.com wrote:
> I would like to develop a script that verifies check sums/crc found in sfv files. 
> Sfv are used to verify whether downloads contain the same fingerprint as the files on the server. 
> Please let me know any cygwin-ports that may aid in verifying sfv. My Google search only returned
> these Unix tools; cksfv, puresfv, and cfv. But I did not find any cygwin-ports.  Please let me know
> if tools exist under cygwin or how one would compile one of these tools for use with cygwin (btw I
> am fairly new to cygwin).
> http://pure-sfv.sourceforge.net/
> http://freshmeat.net/projects/cksfv/
> http://cfv.sourceforge.net/


The first hit here has a report that sounds encouraging for cksfv.  Didn't
Google for the others you listed above, though I expect something similar
for each.  Maybe there are pre-built binaries out there if you look hard
enough.  But it sounds like a simple 'make' will build it.

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A: Yes.
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