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Re: md5sums files

On Wed, Mar 03, 2010, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> In this day and age of completely and utterly broken MD5[0], I think we
> should stop providing these files, and maybe provide something else
> instead.  Like, I dunno, shasums? Or perhaps gpgsigs? But stop providing
> md5sums.
> Or is it useful to be able to say "if it doesn't check out, it's
> certainly corrupt, and if it does check out, it may be corrupt"? Didn't
> think so.

 I use them regularly after laptop crashes; I found some misinstalled
 packages a couple of times because a crash would happen just after an

Loïc Minier

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