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Re: Slink CDs - boot floopy images?

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:

>On Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 11:27:14PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Won't the Packages files do for that? On the CDs I'm looking to make,
>> there will already be the standard Packages files as copied from the
>> archive _and_ the new Packages.cd files for multicd, both of which have
>> md5sums...
>$ md5sum -c Packages
>won't work. (take the md5sum field, the filename file, regenerate a md5sums
>file, and you're ok, but why bother if md5sums.gz is 500 kB and much less

Ah, OK. I misunderstood you. I was thinking more along the lines of the CD
creator checking the CD rather than the end user. I see your point now,
and I'll create an mdsums file to go on each disk too.

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