MD4 Function translated from Director to Runrev

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Sat Mar 22 22:38:08 EDT 2008


Alejandro, if you have openssl installed on your computer, you can  
use it to do md4, md5, sha1 and others as shell calls.

Having written a Revolution implementation of the sha1 digest, I  
think it's true to say that if you want to get the digest for whole  
files and stacks, this sort of digest function is likely to be very  
slow in a high-level language like Revolution, so you might be better  
off using the (very fast) openssl tools if you can.

Best,

Mark

On 22 Mar 2008, at 21:53, capellan wrote:

>
> Hi Richard,
>
>
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>
>> What are the advantages of MD4 over Rev's built-in MD5?
>>
>
> MD4 is used by the rsync utility for "synchronizing files and  
> directories
> from one location to another while minimizing data transfer"
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rsync
>
> For some time, i have been interested in adding this kind of
> functionality to stacks used in this platform.
>
> Thanks a lot for your interest!
>
> alejandro
>
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