[Slackbuilds-users] md5sum mismatch on netcdf

David Spencer baildon.research at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 13 00:18:28 UTC 2014

> But surely the correct md5sum to a download is a remote test, therefore the
> slackbuild needs to be updated (no matter when the download changes, so does
> the md5sum) - not trying to match the md5sum to what is the download is
> wrong:  if it changes, it's an update and slackbuild needs changes too.

Yeah, sure, but upstream didn't notify any of this -- they did it
silently, as upstreams usually do.  I noticed less than two weeks ago
(when looking to see whether 4.3.1 was out).  So I care about the
md5sum more than upstream cares about the md5sum.  But when there's
also the probability of an imminent new release upstream, it becomes a
question of timing, and avoiding (if possible) two updates in quick
succession - especially when everyone is recovering from the 14.1

Anyway, thanks to Willy for zapping it with his fifteen terawatt
md5sum zapper :-)


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