[Slackbuilds-users] md5sums [was: Flowblade]

Nate Bargmann n0nb at n0nb.us
Wed May 3 02:25:21 UTC 2017

* On 2017 02 May 11:49 -0500, Habs wrote:
> Thank you for the reply.  Ahh I see.  I had it in my mind that
> upstream/devs would post a [sourse] release as such with some checksum,
> so that when it arrived elsewhere it could be validated (as best one
> can) to not have been meddled with.

Some sites that host projects such as SourceForge.net do provide MD5 and
SHA* sums.  Whenever I upload a file for distribution to SF I make sure
their calculations match mine generated locally.

Other sites/projects will provide a GPG signature, etc.


- Nate


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