Section: Perl Programmers Reference Guide (3perl)
Digest::base - Digest base class
use base 'Digest::base';
class provide implementations of the methods
in terms of "add"
, and of the methods
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:
The arguments and expected behaviour of these methods are described in