Curt Sampson writes:

> MD5, or any other unsigned check, makes sense from a security point of
> view only if it is stored independently from the thing you are checking.

So you put the MD5 sum into the release announcement email.  That is
downloaded by many people and also archived in many distributed places
that we don't control, so it would be very hard to tamper with.  ISTM that
this gives you the same result as a PGP signature but with much less
administrative overhead.

Peter Eisentraut   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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