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Re: Debian packages without md5sums

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 09:02:41PM -0700, Carl Johnson <carlj@peak.org> was heard to say:
> Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> 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.


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