Re: /var/lib/dpkg/info/packagename.md5sums: sometimes is missing
On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 05:51:34AM +0200, Leonardo Tasso wrote:
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> I noticed the /var/lib/dpkg/info/packagename.md5sums sometimes is missing.
> For example the vim.md5sums there is not.
Yes, it's not a required file.
> Why this ? It it a tough security hole ?
No, simply that some maintainers think that dpkg should be modified to
do it automatically and oppose making .md5sums required until that's
done. In the meantime, use 'debsums -g' immediately after installing
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]