Re: debsums for maintainer scripts
On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 16:50:19 +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <email@example.com> said:
> Well, there are not really sides here. But again:
> - I want md5sums to be stored in the local filesystem, I don't
> really care
> if they are inside the debs or not, as long as it's standard
> procedure and nobody has to hack apt.conf, dpkg or what else to have
> this. If we cannot provide a standard configuration for apt that
> regenerates this information then our only bet is md5sum files
> inside the debs.
And I do _NOT_ want to waste the space on my zaurus (I am
trying to be a good boy, santa) with on disk md5sum files. So by all
means craft a standard configuration for apt that regenerates this
information on demand.
> - I want md5sums information provided in a off-site way by ftp sites
> mirrors so I can compare it against the local database and against
> the files in the disk. Again, this could be generated by extracting
> the whole archive and running md5sum over the archive or (easier) by
> extracting the md5sums files from the .debs and putting them
I am fine with the former.
Fast ship? You mean you've never heard of the Millennium Falcon? Han
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