Re: Rooted? Could anything innocently alter the "i" flag?
On 23 Mar 2004, Brian Brazil wrote:
> I said md5sum for a reason. Even a checksum would be nice. See
> RFC1680(?) - MD5, RFC1750 - Randomness recomendations for security.
> Essentially date(touch) and file size(echo >>) are easy to modify.
> With a one way hashing algorithm though its more difficult to get the
> right answer with a bad file.
What is the best way to verify that the result of md5sum for a file is
what it ought to be?
email@example.com || http://www.acampbell.org.uk
using Linux GNU/Debian || for book reviews, electronic
Windows-free zone || books and skeptical articles