Re: md5sums files
> Peter Samuelson <email@example.com> writes:
> > Be that as it may, I don't think the md5sums file was ever intended to
> > be an integrity check of the .deb itself. Fortunately, the .deb also
> > includes checksums of control.tar.gz and data.tar.gz, thanks to use of
> > the gzip container format.
[Goswin von Brederlow]
> That is not about the integrity of the deb. It is about the integrity of
> the files on the system. And if you do have faulty memory (or any of the
> other problems) then calculating the checksum locally will have a high
> risk of calculating it from already corrupted data and miss the error.
How many times do I have to say "the .deb also includes checksums of
control.tar.gz and data.tar.gz, thanks to use of the gzip container
format" before you notice?
Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/