Bug#66357: No MD5sums for (most) base files
severity 66357 normal
reassign 66357 debian-policy
exa <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Today, I've had the chance to thrash my root filesystem. While I
> was recovering the root fs, I tried to find the corrupt files with
> debsums. However, I then recalled that base files didn't really
> have MD5sums with them. (Package x didn't come with checksums).
> Of course, this isn't a debsums bug. The problem is that you would
> expect the most important packages to come with checksums. For instance,
> libc6. I suggest that all files in the base distribution come with
> md5sums in proper.
That idea may or may not have merit. However, it is a Policy issue,
not an issue for the boot-floppies team; refiled accordingly.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>