[Beowulf] Re: wajig for Ubuntu/Debian package management

Brian Oborn oborbria at athena.physics.isu.edu
Mon Feb 18 15:13:16 EST 2008


>
> One final question: is it possible to verify the integrity of
> installed files? (For example, I can run "rpm -V glibc" to check the
> md5 sum of all files in the glibc package against the package
> database.
The debsums package does this 
(http://packages.debian.org/stable/admin/debsums). I don't think it's as 
comprehensive as rpm -V, but if you're really concerned you should be 
using tripwire or the like.

Brian Oborn
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