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Re: Just an idea
Jose Nazario wrote:
> On Thu, 1 May 2003, Shane J Pearson wrote:
>>If they can modify the packages on the ftp site, they can modify the
>>sums file too.
> but this is what's already an accepted risk for the base tarballs in the
Yes, but I don't see how providing a sums file on the ftp sites gives
any security gains.
Why would the sums file be any more authoritive than the files it
references on the same server?