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Re: (inc. note from dpkg developers) Re: Bug#XXXXXX: (far too many packages) needs rebuilt for prelinking

On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Jack Howarth wrote:

> Adam,
>     Jakub apparently disputes the notion that prelink is
> ever an untrusted binary. He explicitly builds it with
> static linking which means prelink can't modify itself.
> He says that one just needs to do a trivial md5sum
> check on the prelink binary before using it.

and what if md5sum is also hacked?

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