MD5sums on linuxfromscratch.org
karl at karlwilbur.net
Wed Jan 21 08:06:25 PST 2004
Great idea. That way there is one official copy of the MD5sums list and
The intermedia site: http://lfs.mirror.intermedia.com.sg/packages/5.0/
gets a 404.
Stuart Harris - Chief Systems Engineer Intermedia wrote:
> 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 @
> www.linuxfromscratch.org of the MD5sums, and gerards key.
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>>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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