r7630 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter03 chapter06

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 27 12:01:23 PDT 2006


On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 12:59:48PM -0600, Archaic wrote:
> On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 12:12:31PM -0600, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> > 
> > You know, with some smart scripting, we could arrange it so that the
> > md5's are submitted automatically... Not sure if anyone's interested in
> > pursuing that.
> 
> That would mean that you download a file, md5 it, and send the results
> to the book. This isn't secure because it doesn't account for verifying
> the upstream md5 or gpg signature (if either exists).

Well, certainly, if you could script the first part, you could also
script in the ability to check the md5 from upstream. Not sure if it's
worth the effort though.

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JH



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