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== Separate property for every checksum type (artifact + download) and supprted algorithm ==
 
== Separate property for every checksum type (artifact + download) and supprted algorithm ==
Ugly and hard to extend:
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Proposed implementation: [https://git.eclipse.org/r/59612 Change #59612]
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Follows current scheme and stores SHA-256 checksums in the two new properties, <code>artifact.sha256</code> and <code>download.sha256</code>:
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   <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
 
   <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
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   </artifact>
 
   </artifact>
 
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Problems:
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* New fields should be added to <code>[https://git.eclipse.org/r/#/c/59612/15/bundles/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.repository/src/org/eclipse/equinox/p2/repository/artifact/IArtifactDescriptor.java org.eclipse.equinox.p2.repository.artifact.IArtifactDescriptor]</code>. Deprecating such algorithm in the future and removing these properties is an API breaking change.
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== Separate property for artifact and download checksums ==
 
== Separate property for artifact and download checksums ==

Revision as of 13:59, 4 April 2016

p2 is able to check integrity of downloaded artifacts using MD5 algorithm only. bug 423715 is going to add support for SHA-256 algorithm but the way artifact's MD5 checksum stored in artifact metadata is not ready for such minor extension (Gerrit change #59612 shows how adding SHA-256 support looks like using the same approach as MD5).

In a long run, however, this solution is not future-proof.

Separate property for every checksum type (artifact + download) and supprted algorithm

Proposed implementation: Change #59612

Follows current scheme and stores SHA-256 checksums in the two new properties, artifact.sha256 and download.sha256:

 <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
   <properties>
     <property name='artifact.md5' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
     <property name='artifact.sha256' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
     <property name='download.md5' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
     <property name='download.sha256' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
   </properties>
 </artifact>

Problems:

Separate property for artifact and download checksums

With a map(checksumAlgo, checksumValue) - still ugly but easier to extend:

 <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
   <properties>
     <property name='artifact.checksums' value='md5=58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e;sha256=58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
     <property name='download.checksums' value='md5=58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e;sha256=58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
   </properties>
 </artifact>

XML way, #1

 <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
   <checksums>
     <checksum>
       <property name='algorithm' value='md5'/>
       <property name='artifact' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
       <property name='download' value='58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e'/>
     </checksum>
   </checksums>
 </artifact>

XML way, #2

 <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
   <checksums>
     <checksum
       algorithm="md5"
       download="58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e"
       artifact="58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e"/>
   </checksums>
 </artifact>

XML way, #3

 <artifact classifier='osgi.bundle' id='org.eclipse.osgi' version='3.4.3.R34x_v20081215-1030'>
   <checksums>
     <checksum>
       <algorithm>sha256</algorithm>
       <download>58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e</download>
       <artifact>58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e58057045158895009b845b9a93f3eb6e</artifact>
     </checksum>
   </checksums>
 </artifact>

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