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Re: Most mirrors don't have md5.sum for setup.exe
Sounds like something that's worthwhile to report to the
At 01:45 PM 1/23/2004, Jim Kleckner you wrote:
>Brian Dessent wrote:
>>Jim Kleckner wrote:
>>>I noticed that the mirror site that I am using
>>>lost the md5.sum file some time ago (2-3 months?).
>*at the top level*
>>>An informal and incomplete check of sites from
>>>indicates these sites have the md5.sum file:
>>>and these sites do not have the md5.sum file:
>>>Should it be at every site?
>>I don't understand what you mean by "the" md5.sum file. There is a md5
>>file for every package. If you open
>><http://mirrors.kernel.org/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/> and traverse into
>>the release subdirectory and look at any package dir, there is a md5.sum
>>file with timestamp corresponding to the same date as the packages. In
>>other words, I don't see anything wrong.
>Yes, I know that.
>The original message could have had the phrase
>"at the top level" though I thought, obviously
>incorrectly, that the explicit path to the
>containing directory would be clear.
>Click on this link to see the existing file:
>or this one to see that it is missing:
>This is the md5.sum file for setup.exe, setup.ini etc.
>Note that the file mod times are "fresh" in those
>sites that have it.
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