Re: [PHP-DEV] Re: [RFC] deprecate md5_file and sha1_file

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February 10, 2020 23:04 internals@lists.php.net ("Tom Van Looy via internals")
On Mon, 10 Feb 2020, 23:36 Mark Randall, <marandall@php.net> wrote:

> On 10/02/2020 21:49, Tom Van Looy via internals wrote: > > I suggest to deprecated the functions md5_file() and sha1_file(). This > will > > make people think about upgrading to a better alternative. > > It won't. >
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. If this is explained in the upgrade guide, that's all we can do. I would limit the deprecation to these two functions. Not the entire algo's, because indeed that's not going to happen. I give you another case. What if a new user finds only these two functions and starts using them because a sha512_file() etc. does not exist? If the functions are deprecated at least that would be explained in the docs. Tom
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