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Get MD5 checksum from a pipe stream and do not alter it

Terminal - Get MD5 checksum from a pipe stream and do not alter it
cat somefile | tee >(openssl md5 > sum.md5) | bzip2 > somefile.bz2
2013-01-14 22:03:46
User: bugmenot
Functions: bzip2 cat tee
Get MD5 checksum from a pipe stream and do not alter it


There are 5 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
tee >(openssl md5 > sum.md5) <somefile | bzip2 > somefile.bz2

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What shell are you using? I haven't been able to get this to work...

{bash}# echo Blah | tee >(openssl md5 > /tmp/sum.md5) | cat

sh: syntax error near unexpected token `('


{tcsh}# echo Blah | tee >(openssl md5 > /tmp/sum.md5) | cat

Missing name for redirect.


Comment by a8ksh4 175 weeks and 4 days ago

Using cygwin

Comment by bugmenot 175 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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