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.
/) David Weinehall <firstname.lastname@example.org> /) Northern lights wander (\
// Maintainer of the v2.0 kernel // Dance across the winter sky //
\) http://www.acc.umu.se/~tao/ (/ Full colour fire (/