verify build files for LFS

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Wed Mar 18 15:36:55 PDT 2009


Mike McCarty wrote:
> Chris Staub wrote:
>> Uh, you mean like this? - 
>> ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/development/MD5SUMS
>>
>> Every dir in the LFS download ftp has an MD5SUMS file listing md5sums 
>> for all files in that dir.
> 
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/downloads/stable/
> 
> Has no such file, and this is the natural place to put it, don't
> you think?

Amendment: every dir that has packages to download on the LFS ftp site 
has an SHA1SUMS file. That dir above just has copies of the *book*.

 > However, I did find
> 
> ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/6.4/SHA1SUMS
> 
> which looks like it might be the place to look. The Book might
> at least point there.
> 
> Thanks for the pointer.
> 
> Mike

The book doesn't need to point there. Not everyone will necessarily use 
the LFS download site to download everything. That's why the book 
already lists md5sums for every package and patch in Chapter 3.



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