Re: apt archive verification tool
On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:09 AM, peter green wrote:
> After a recent data corruption incident I have determined it would be very
> useful to have a tool that would crawl through an apt archive. Create a list
> of files and checksums and then verify that all the files actually match the
The derivatives census code does this, but only for source packages
and it does that by downloading all the source files and comparing
them with the apt metadata.
> Does such a tool already exist or do I need to write one?
The census code might be useful as an illustration but I think it
would be better to write a new tool for the purpose.
If the apt repository is managed by reprepro, you can use the checkpool command.