[Bug 173890] Re: flashplugin-nonfree fails to install... new version?

Gonzhauser gonzhauser at yahoo.de
Tue Dec 11 16:54:21 UTC 2007

Vinay Augustine schrieb:
>> A third solution, if possible, would be to see if Adobe keeps older
>> versions of flash available for download and update the package to
>> pull that.
> This would be ideal. At the very least, though, it seems like the
> package does the exact wrong thing: on my system, I installed it from
> firefox, and the package installed, and silently failed. Removing it
> and installing it from the command line told me that flash didn't
> install (because of the bad md5 sum), but the .deb *did* install. If
> the md5 fails, the whole install should fail.

I sent a patch a while ago to ask the user whether he wants to still 
install even if md5sums did not match. Is this acceptable and why not, why?
Here is the patch again.


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