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Update a checksum manifest
The Bash script update_manifest updates a checksum manifest of a folder when files are added or deleted. It avoids the necessity to calculate again the whole manifest. 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.
A short help message is embedded into the script:
$ update_manifest -h Usage: update_manifest -i <input_folder> [-m <input_manifest>] update_manifest -h | -x Options: -i input folder -m manifest file (default is '<input_folder>_xxh128.txt') -h this help -x advanced options with their default arguments Dependency: xxhsum (default), md5sum, sha1sum, sha256sum, sha512sum or crc32 See also: man update_manifest https://avpres.net/Bash_AVpres/ About: Abstract: Update a checksum manifest of a folder Version: 2022-08-13 $
A detailed manual page is installed together with the script (