Creating MD5 files with Python

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series MD 5 Calculation

Here’s the probably last part of this series, the missing piece showing the calculation of MD5 files with Python:

# http://www.pythoncentral.io/hashing-files-with-python/
import hashlib
import os
import codecs
 
hasher = hashlib.md5()
 
def calcHash(filename):
	print("Filename:   " + filename)
	with open(filename, 'rb') as afile:
		buf = afile.read()
		hasher.update(buf)
		print("Calculated: " + hasher.hexdigest())
		md5file = (os.path.splitext(filename)[0]) + ".md5"
		writeMD5 = codecs.open(md5file, "wb", "utf-8-sig")
		writeMD5.write(hasher.hexdigest())
 
calcHash("e:/arara.log")
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