Generate a checksum manifest

The Bash script make_manifest generates a checksum manifest of a folder or a file. The program is part of Bash AVpres, released under a 3-Clause BSD License and provided “as is” without warranty or support of any kind.

Documentation

A short help message is embedded into the script:

$ make_manifest -h
Usage:
  make_manifest -i <input_path> [-o <output_file>]
  make_manifest (-h|-x)
Options:
  -i  input folder or file
  -o  manifest file (default is '<input_path>_xxh128.txt')
  -h  this help
  -x  advanced options with their default arguments
Dependency:
  xxhash (default), md5sum, sha1sum, sha256sum, sha512sum or crc32
See also:
  man make_manifest
  https://avpres.net/Bash_AVpres/
About:
  Abstract: Make a checksum manifest of a folder or file
  Version:  2020-12-19
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The detailed manual page is installed together with the script (man make_manifest) and is available also as a PDF file.


2020–12–19