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sumfolder1 is a utility for use within the archival and digital preservation community to generate checksums for file system directories, and to generate an overall "collection" checksum for a given set of files. The utility may be used in support of de-duplication at a directory/folder level.
Source Code:
Cost:Free as in kittens (or a donation of 1 million dollars to an offshore account if you have the funding)
Platforms:Python 3


sumfolder1 uses a DROID CSV output to generate checksums for file system directories and to generate an overall "collection" checksum for a given set of files. It can be used for fixity and de-duplication at the folder level.

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Development Activity[edit]

All development activity is visible on GitHub:

Release Feed[edit]

Below the last 3 release feeds:

2023-05-21 10:36:45
[,2008:Repository/585151971/v0.0.2 v0.0.2]
by ross-spencer
2023-05-20 17:58:37
[,2008:Repository/585151971/v0.0.1 v0.0.1]
by ross-spencer

Activity Feed[edit]

Below the last 5 commits:

2024-03-25 09:27:30
[,2008:Grit::Commit/717ae649ac3a8fe4d9f1e44769fde03c05eb1c2f Update Black]
by ross-spencer
2024-03-25 09:26:12
[,2008:Grit::Commit/e444a444a35a2788996818f000f5ec0cc1bb14c1 Add Breitwieser to previous work]
by ross-spencer
2024-03-25 09:20:53
[,2008:Grit::Commit/78496e33a67cc1592b5b915830fdfacbcc9aae7a Update CI and pre-commit configuration]
by ross-spencer
2023-05-21 10:25:49
[,2008:Grit::Commit/8dfefd3417d545b13b99dd11eb8afd321f79ad43 Remove sort_order from folder objects]
by ross-spencer
2023-01-16 13:27:03
[,2008:Grit::Commit/486dcda53a55a747bf4b255dddee73f2c57bc9af sumfolder1 v0.0.1]
by ross-spencer