[CrackMonkey] Re: freenet debian
monkeymaster at crackmonkey.org
Thu Nov 9 16:44:31 PST 2000
begin M. Drew Streib quotation:
> This is where the the md5 sums on the debian packages save us. If
> you can verify the packages.gz file (from a central source), then
> you could verify all files. Anything you couldn't obtain from
> freenet could be obtained on the central site.
okay, so apt could actually fall back on another retrieval method if
it can't find it in one place. It currently doesn't do this, however.
I was saying that the broken md5sum would cause apt to just balk and
give up. I was NOT saying that you'd get a bum package (hence the
communist manifesto, rather than some random evil proprietary package
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