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Re: Checking integrity of cached debs

Winston Smith wrote:
> In other words, is the check done after the download, before the
> installation, or both? 

apt does check the validity of cached debs before installing them. If a
deb is corrupt it will remove it from the cache and re-download it
before installing. I don't know offhand if it checks the validity of
downloaded files before putting them in the cache.

see shy jo

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