digest 0.5.2

March 15, 2012

(This article was first published on Thinking inside the box , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A new version of the digest package (which generates hash function summaries for
arbitrary (and possibly nested) R objects using any of the standard md5, sha-1, sha-256 or crc32 algorithms)
is now on CRAN.

Murray Stokely noticed a corner case where a file that was inaccessible lead
to a segmentation fault. Thanks to his patch, this is now caught and
flagged. He even added a test for it and fixed another one of my idioms. Nice
work, so keep the patches coming folks 🙂

provides the usual summary of changes to version

As usual, our package is available via
the R-Forge page
leading to svn and tarball access, my digest page and the
local directory here.

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