misc/141028: no way to verify gz or iso since gz will not extract

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Mon Nov 30 17:20:04 UTC 2009


The following reply was made to PR misc/141028; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: WebAuthor <wwwauthor at gmail.com>
To: bug-followup at freebsd.org
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Subject: misc/141028: no way to verify gz or iso since gz will not extract
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 11:41:38 -0500

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 remko at freebsd.org obviously did not bother to read my post!  it fails CRC
 with gunzip
 
 
 The whole point of providing md5sum and sha1 is to verify the file that is
 downloaded NOT the one you extract!
 
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 <span class=3D"gI"><span class=3D"ik"></span><a href=3D"mailto:remko at freebs=
 d.org">remko at freebsd.org</a></span> obviously did not bother to read my pos=
 t!=C2=A0 it fails CRC with gunzip <br><br><br>The whole point of providing =
 md5sum and sha1 is to verify the file that is downloaded NOT the one you ex=
 tract!
 
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