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Re: Bug#223772: general: no md5sums for many packages (e.g. bc)

On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 07:24:40PM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> David Weinehall wrote:
> > And documentation?  Hell, use the source-code.
> Source code? Who needs source code?
> Seriously: I've had some problems with file system corruption every now
> and then. The md5sums are a nice way to check whether the basic binaries
> on the disk are still what I'd like them to be without having to have
> install media at hand.
> I'd agree that there is no security implication in having them or not,
> but there's features besides security.

My point exactly, even though I tried to make it through irony.

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