LEOCHARRE::Digest - quick md5 sum output
use LEOCHARRE::Digest ':all';
my $abs = '/home/myself/data.txt';
my $sum = md5_cli($abs);
This is a wrapper around gnu coreutils md5sum. Is much quicker than some Digest::MD5::File and such.
Arg is path to file on disk. Calls md5sum. Returns undef on failure. If not on disk, md5sum warns. Filename can contain funny chars, we use String::ShellQuote to sanitize.
Will only work on posix, with gnu coreutils.
Leo Charre leocharre at cpan dot org
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To install LEOCHARRE::Digest, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
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