MD5sums on linuxfromscratch.org

Stuart Harris - Chief Systems Engineer Intermedia stuart at intermedia.com.sg
Wed Jan 21 08:11:50 PST 2004


The site's structure was updated about 2 weeks ago - as it now mirrors
the GLIBC for LFS and to make it a bit more sensible, however I'm
guessing this didn't get updated by webteam?...




> -----Original Message-----
> From: website-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org 
> [mailto:website-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf Of Karl Wilbur
> Sent: 21 January 2004 16:06
> To: Website Maintenance List
> Subject: Re: MD5sums on linuxfromscratch.org
> 
> 
> Great idea.  That way there is one official copy of the 
> MD5sums list and GPG key.
> 
> Stuart,
> 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.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: website-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org
> >>[mailto:website-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf Of 
> >>Jeroen Coumans
> >>Sent: 21 January 2004 14:20
> >>To: Website Maintenance List
> >>Subject: Re: MD5sums on linuxfromscratch.org
> >>
> >>
> >>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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