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Re: debsums for maintainer scripts

Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> writes:

> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 05:23, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > 	Because it buys little security wise? 
> I can take a rescue disk, a CD with relevant packages on it, boot the
> suspect server from the rescue disk, and quickly check md5sums. At
> least, if all packages had md5sums I could.

You can just as well just check all the debs. gunzip doesn't take
longer, the slowest thing usually is the cdrom.


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