[Slackbuilds-users] opencv md5sum error

Christoph Willing chris.willing at iinet.net.au
Sat Sep 23 04:24:24 UTC 2017

On 23/09/17 13:09, Daniel Prosser wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying to install opencv, I'm getting an md5sum mismatch for
> opencv-3.1.0.tar.gz. The .info file says the md5sum should be:
> 70e1dd07f0aa06606f1bc0e3fa15abd3
That is the correct one for my locally cached copy.

> but I'm getting:
> a0669e22172dfc3225835b180744c9f0
Yes, looks like it has changed.

> I'm afraid to ignore the md5sum error and continue with the build
> without knowing the reason for it. Did github change something behind
> the scenes like seems to happen sometimes?

Yes, well ....

It turns out that our expectation that Github tarballs never change is
not well founded. There is some discussion about it here:


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