A question about GnomeSlackBuild repositories. For instance, about this mirror:
It seems the file CHECKSUMS.md5 is corrupted. slapt-get --update shows that, anyway, although the signature is good (however expired). But it is not real corrupted, in fact, as I'll try to demonstrate next.
What seems to be happening is that the file format isn't properly recognized by md5sum -c, for instance (and probably by slapt-get as well).
The checksums file has some lines of header and a list of lines such as "<hash> <filename>". Both items are separated by two spaces. If I edit that file and cut one space off, "md5sum -c" begins to work as desired.
A similar effect can be seen if the header is stripped off the file.
Anyway, the final result is that slapt-get gets unuseful in this case.
My two questions are: (1) is there anybody there who saw this as myself (that is, is there any mistake in my findings, or is there any other GSB user out there)?, and (2) how to manage this in order to restore service, in case of (1) being true.
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