Small Bug when nALFS checks the MD5 sum

Matthias Berndt mai02cal at
Sun Jan 30 12:54:15 PST 2005

On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 14:04:25 +0000
Phil Spink <alfs-disuss at> wrote:

> I keep all my package files (tar balls) read only to avoid acidents. I
> ran nALFS 1.2.4 agains LFS profile 6.0.1 profile, all the files are
> copied to /tools as read only, that should be ok, but the problem is
> that the MD5 check fails, complaining it can't open the files,
> changing the permisions in my package are to RW and all works ok,
> looks like when the md5 check is being done its opening the file for
> RW.

I can't see this behavior. My tarballs are also readonly for all and
i've got no problems. Also 'fopen' is "r" in lib/digest.c.

Can erveryone read the files? (... or ony some users/groups ...)

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