glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 1 03:09:18 UTC 2008
On 11/30/2008 06:51 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>> File sizes don't mean squat; do a simple md5sum to
>> check to ensure that
>> the files are the same.
> Gee Gary, you sure are bossy bitchy tonight; have too much turkey since Thanksgiving.-:)) But to make you happy I checked the md5sum on the one I corrected and the one in /var/lib/flashplugin-nonfree that all the browser plugins are linked to and guess what, they all agreed. Thanks for the tip. I needed the practice-:))
> Leonard Chatagnier
Huh. No bossy bitchy, just pointing out a fact. BTW md5sum isn't all
it's cracked up to be as a valid hash but for this case it's better
than just comparing a file size and or/date. sha,1-512>sum is probably a
better choice if file integrity is important.
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