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Re: Package Verification

Bruce said, regarding Packages file info:

> I think a field with the size _and_ MD5 checksum on the same line would
> be helpful. We don't collect this information anywhere else, to my knowledge.

The sum(1) checksum might also be useful.  I know that sum(1) has been
characterized here as "totally useless", but I think that was overstatement.
The sum(1) checksum might be useful for someone in a situation where the
sum(1) program is conveniently available and the md5sum(1) program is not.

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