Re: wishlist for dpkg
>>>>> "Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Wichert> There are actually 2 things that protect you here: apt
Wichert> checks the MD5 checksum when it downloads the package,
Wichert> and if it is corrupt gzip won't be able to unpack the
Wichert> file anyway. Something really strange has to happen if it
Wichert> gets corrupted after it is unzipped..
Yes. Thats what I thought (a pity I don't have the exact error from
dpkg anymore; at the time I was more concerned with fixing my broken
system). However, from bug #84243 is seems like I wasn't the only one
affected. Not only that, but it is from libc6, too. Is that a
coincidence or what?
Brian May <email@example.com>