Generate MD5 hash for a string

md5sum <<<"test"

By: unefunge
2010-11-24 12:04:41

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Just remember the here string will add a line feed and change your digest.
putnamhill · 408 weeks and 5 days ago
What does "
qiaomuf · 407 weeks and 5 days ago
what does what?
unefunge · 407 weeks and 5 days ago
what does " is it just < and
capncanuck · 403 weeks and 5 days ago
... what does "<<<" mean? is it just < and << together?
capncanuck · 403 weeks and 5 days ago
ok for future reference: if you want to type '<' type &lt;
capncanuck · 403 weeks and 5 days ago
I think I got it figured out: cmd &lt;&lt;&lt; $string is analogous to echo $string | cmd
capncanuck · 403 weeks and 5 days ago
The first one didn't work, but the second was successful, didn't understand why, because it seems to be valid.
unixmonkey19104 · 393 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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