Re: debsums for maintainer scripts
Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.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.