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Re: wishlist for dpkg



Previously Ulf Jaenicke-Roessler wrote:
> The point I was trying to make is that including the md5sums of control.tar.gz
> and data.tar.gz INSIDE the deb (for instance in "debian-binary") and checking
> that, would be a way to handle a corrupted package correctly by rejecting
> its installation.

No, it would not be: we already have a checksuming in the gzip data,
adding a second checksum should not be needed.

Wichert.

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