Re: Invalid checksums for SRC_URI ignored?

Peter Bergin


On 2022-01-19 13:16, Michael Opdenacker wrote:

I reused a simple "hello" recipe and added a non-matching checksum to it:

SRC_URI = "file://helloworld.c"
SRC_URI[md5sum] = "34f0efd76b4f18888888888833cdd129"

The rest of the recipe comes from

Why doesn't Bitbake stop, reporting that the checksum doesn't match the
source file?
Anyway, why does the recipe build without a checksum? Shouldn't
checksums be mandatory?
No they are not mandatory for all fetchers. They are only used for content downloaded from non-local archives.

^^ here you can see the selection of URI's that automatically needs a checksum.

Best regards,

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