[sclug] Victim of unprovoked power pailures

Roland Turner SCLUG raz.fpyht.bet.hx at raz.cx
Fri Dec 16 11:40:34 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 11:30 +0000, Alex Butcher wrote:

> No idea; I use Red Hat, and therefore rpm, but I presume that equivalent
> functionality is available in dpkg also.

Ah, you assume incorrectly. Dpkg stores this information
(/var/lib/dpkg/info/$PACKAGE.md5sums), but provides no options to check
it, presumably because just using the md5sum command is trivial.

- Raz

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