MD5sums on

Stuart Harris - Chief Systems Engineer Intermedia stuart at
Wed Jan 21 07:45:09 PST 2004

This has come up before, and the MD5 sums _SHOULD_ be identical as
everyone originally got a copy of gerards tar file he signed,- in
reality if they don't match then someone has been playing with the
tarfile!, I'll try and figure out the status of the tar files later
today (I'm busy as hell at the moment! :( - new pc doesn't want to work!
and try and sort this out - as for the other points brought up, it'd be
a simple case of making direct links (via the website) of a local copy @ of the MD5sums, and gerards key.

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:website-bounces at] On Behalf Of 
> Jeroen Coumans
> Sent: 21 January 2004 14:20
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> Subject: Re: MD5sums on
> Karl Wilbur said the following on 21-1-2004 14:54:
> > 
> > If there is any way that I can help with this please let me 
> know. I am 
> > very willing to help.
> Thanks, I'm sure we can use your help. Feel free to mail Gerard, 
> detailing the steps necessary to make his key trustworthy (please do 
> this as brief as possible, since he's very busy).
> I'm not sure how to proceed with the MD5sums though. Do we need to 
> assemble a list of packages, MD5sum & sign them and distribute these 
> packages to the mirrors?
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> Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at
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