[pdftex] [bug] \pdfmdfivesum returning wrong value

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Sun Jun 10 20:28:20 CEST 2007


the value returned by




which is significantly different from

> $ gpg --print-md md5 `kpsewhich plain.tex`
> texmf/tex/plain/base/plain.tex: 41 C2 6C 4F 5E FA 32 DF  39 78 59 08 0C 65 7E D9

for these version of pdftex and gpg:

> $ pdftex --version
> MiKTeX-pdfTeX 2.6.2693 (1.40.3) (MiKTeX 2.6)
> Copyright (C) 1982 D. E. Knuth, (C) 1996-2006 Han The Thanh
> TeX is a trademark of the American Mathematical Society.
> $ gpg --version
> gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.5
> Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details.

Should I report this to gnupg-devel?

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig

Out of curiosity, what applications did you have in mind when
introducing file handling primitives, such as \pdfmdfivesum or \pdffilesize?

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