Re: Debian packages without md5sums
On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 09:02:41PM -0700, Carl Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> Daniel Burrows <email@example.com> writes:
> > dpkg performs no key checking, at least on packages in the Debian
> > archive. There was some experimental code to stick embedded signatures
> > into .deb files, but I don't know what it's status is and packages
> > containing signatures aren't allowed in the archive last I heard.
> Is there some way to get the system to re-read the release file? I
> installed the key after I upgradeed the system to etch, so all
> packages on my DVDs show as being unverified. I have tried to get it
> to clear that, but nothing I have tried has worked. I also noticed
> recently that some packages show multiple entries in aptitude, so
> possibly clearing the entries would clear that.
I believe that just updating your package lists should do the trick.