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Re: Can MD5 sums be posted for the downloadable files?

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: "Bady, Brant RBCM:EX" <Brant(dot)Bady(at)royalbcmuseum(dot)bc(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can MD5 sums be posted for the downloadable files?
Date: 2007-07-03 15:43:37
Message-ID: Pine.BSO.4.64.0707031130530.14367@leary.csoft.net (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Bady, Brant RBCM:EX wrote:

> I would like to dowload, and install the PostgreSQL JDBC drivers, but
> because of the nature of the system I will install them on, I must be
> able to verify that the software I am installing matches what it is
> supposed to be, hence I need the MD5 checksums to confirm this.
>

Sure, it's possible, but I'm not sure the (admittedly small) amount of 
work is worth it.  This is the first request I've seen for this and it 
doesn't provide as much benefit as a signed driver which hasn't its own 
problems:

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-jdbc/2004-07/thrd2.php#00057

Does anyone else need MD5s?

Kris Jurka

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