[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] src: replace MD5 implementation with BearSSLs one

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jul 23 15:11:45 CEST 2020

Le torstaina 23. heinäkuuta 2020, 16.03.44 EEST Marvin Scholz a écrit :
> Sorry, forgot rationale for the change, added locally:
> The BearSSL implementation is a bit more readable than
> the old one and it will make it easier to add BearSSLs
> SHA1 after that, as both share common helper functions.

I understand that we have MD5 for historical reasons. Then again, many of our 
uses could unilaterally switch to a more modern hash.

But why add SHA-1 now when it's already deprecated?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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