Small Bug when nALFS checks the MD5 sum

jamie bennett jamie at
Mon Jan 31 02:20:18 PST 2005

Quoting Matthias Berndt <mai02cal at>:

> 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 ...)

nALFS opens the files read-only.

    --    Jamie

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