[CentOS] MD5/Checksums for debug files?

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 13:01:03 UTC 2006

Being new at distro SOPs, I don't know if this is an unusual thought.

With a kernel debug package (or any such debug package) would it be
prudent in todays world to have a checksum or signature process to
assure the downloaded file is untampered with and complete?

What prompts this is I just downloaded the kernel packages that Johnny
put up. I had not realized they were so large and thought "TG I'm not on
dial-up anymore".

Anyway, thought I would raise the question.


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