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Re: System integrity...

Isn't that basically what the debsums package does?  It's seems
reasonably fast.

Thomas Schoepf wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Jun 1999, Chris Leishman wrote:
> > A program such as cruft could be produced that also verified binary signatures
> > against those in the original packages - thus highlighting non-debian
> > binaries without the need of a tripwire database.
> I once wrote a little perl script that does it the other way round:
> Compare all files listed in /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.md5sums with their
> versions currently stored in the real filesystem.
> But it takes some time to run: something between 5 and 10 minutes to check
> about 500 MB on my AMD K6-266 with a DCAS SCSI disk.
> If you're interested in it, just tell me.
> Thomas

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