|author||Ruslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>||2001-09-04 09:28:48 +0000|
|committer||Ruslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>||2001-09-04 09:28:48 +0000|
mdoc(7) police: removed hard sentence breaks.
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=82946
Diffstat (limited to 'sbin/md5/md5.1')
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/sbin/md5/md5.1 b/sbin/md5/md5.1
index d7407780b167..c08c9892e82f 100644
@@ -17,7 +17,8 @@ as output a 128-bit
.Dq message digest
-of the input. It is conjectured that it is computationally infeasible to
+of the input.
+It is conjectured that it is computationally infeasible to
produce two messages having the same message digest, or to produce any
message having a given prespecified target message digest.
The MD5 algorithm is intended for digital signature applications, where a
@@ -29,13 +30,17 @@ key under a public-key cryptosystem such as
.Em RSA .
MD5 has not yet (2001-09-03) been broken, but sufficient attacks have been
-made that its security is in some doubt. The attacks on MD5
-are in the nature of finding ``collisions'' \- that is, multiple
+made that its security is in some doubt.
+The attacks on MD5
+are in the nature of finding
+\(em that is, multiple
inputs which hash to the same value; it is still unlikely for an attacker
to be able to determine the exact original input given a hash value.
The following options may be used in any combination and must
-precede any files named on the command line. The MD5
+precede any files named on the command line.
sum of each file listed on the command line is printed after the options
.Bl -tag -width indent
@@ -45,11 +50,14 @@ Print a checksum of the given
.It Fl p
Echo stdin to stdout and appends the MD5 sum to stdout.
.It Fl q
-Quiet mode - only the MD5 sum is printed out. Overrides the
+Quiet mode - only the MD5 sum is printed out.
.It Fl r
-Reverses the format of the output. This helps with visual diffs. Does nothing
+Reverses the format of the output.
+This helps with visual diffs.
when combined with the