[lfs-dev] md5 checksum

Zura Kutchava zkutch at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 18 05:23:41 PST 2017


Hi Bruce,

Few days ago I suggested idea about start going from md5 checksum for more trustable, for example sha256, or gpg signing.
 
Is some mistake in this idea? or not needing, or early? or some other reason?

I provided script in which I updated md5 checking method from 66 lfs packages for 51 and it works for all.

Thanks.
Zura.


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On Mon, 12/18/17, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

 Subject: Re: [lfs-dev] python doc link update
 To: "LFS Developers Mailinglist" <lfs-dev at lists.linuxfromscratch.org>
 Date: Monday, December 18, 2017, 8:17 AM
 
 Alain Toussaint wrote:
 > Furthermore, the md5sum don't match.
 Actual package md5sum is
 >
 5f9668cb0cf994d265774585ba622552
 >
 > md5sum posted on
 > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/systemd/chapter03/packages.html
 > is 5e4a8a97d4221fc67561ca26e26bd575
 >
 > I suppose the dev at
 python.org updated their documentation package.
 >
 > Alain
 >
 > 2017-12-17 21:42
 GMT-05:00 Alain Toussaint <atoussaint1976 at gmail.com>:
 >> For python,
 >>
 >> The
 documentation package is located at
 >>
 >> https://docs.python.org/ftp/python/doc/3.6.3/python-3.6.3-docs-html.tar.bz2
 
 Hmm.  I have the old version
 and a diff shows a lot of changes.  Must be a 
 stealth upgrade.
 
 I'll fix the book.  Thanks.
 
    -- Bruce
 
 
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