Checksum doesn't match

Werner Koch
Mon, 31 Jul 2000 18:35:50 +0200

On Mon, 31 Jul 2000, George Sinclair wrote:

> I have down loaded the latest version of GnuPG and running md5 against
> the .gz file (gnupg-1.0.1.tar.gz) produces the following:
> MD5 (gnupg-1.0.1.tar.gz) = 14ce577afd03d56cba5d8ee59b9580ed
> According to the README file, however, I should see this:
> fd9351b26b3189c1d577f0970f9dcadc gnupg-x.y.z.tar.gz
Did you notice the x.y.z? This is an example. BTW, it is not so easy to insert an MD5sum into the checksummed file - if you are going to try it, take a lot of machines and plenty of time to calculate so-called collisions.
> I have attempted several down-loads and they always result in the
> first sum.
I'd suggest to try just another download; this time with gnupg-1.0.2. I have posted the md5sums to the list - see Werner -- Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013 OpenIT GmbH