Why present different size and md5 hash between the compiled code and FreeBSD's build-in binary ?

Andreas Kohn andreas.kohn at gmx.net
Tue Oct 12 01:42:38 PDT 2004

Jerry wrote:

>This is my first time to post question here, and also
>I am a newbie on FreeBSD. A confusing thing I discover
>is: Why the binary code I compiled(for example,telnet
>command)compare with the original one is diffirent,
>either size or md5 hash value, What's going on? Are
>the source files differ from the FreeBSD's binary, or
>something else ?
>Deeply appreciate your reply, thanks ~
>Jerry Chang

you might be using different optimization flags than the release
building cluster.
Also make sure that you have really the correct sources, and not a newer
version from CVS.


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