[Stackless] MD5 checksums for gzipped tarballs?
gwhulbert at eol.ca
Tue Nov 6 23:07:27 CET 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 15:59 -0600, David.Sallis at noaa.gov wrote:
> Okay, disregard that last. I re-downloaded the tarball and compared
> MD5's again. This time it was a match. I sincerely regret the
It is possible that your initial download was truncated.
One valid reason for your "superiors" to require the md5sums is to
ensure integrity of the code. So perhaps this was just a case where
their caution is justified.
OTOH, the md5sums serve the same purpose even if it was a brain-fart ...
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