Digest::base(3perl) Perl Programmers Reference Guide Digest::base(3perl)

Digest::base - Digest base class

package Digest::Foo;
use base 'Digest::base';

The "Digest::base" class provide implementations of the methods "addfile" and "add_bits" in terms of "add", and of the methods "hexdigest" and "b64digest" in terms of "digest".

Digest implementations might want to inherit from this class to get this implementations of the alternative add and digest methods. A minimal subclass needs to implement the following methods by itself:

new
clone
add
digest

The arguments and expected behaviour of these methods are described in Digest.

Digest
2021-05-23 perl v5.34.0