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issey 03-31-2005 12:46 AM

checking MD5 hash
i downloaded the php5 tar.gzp file

and i would like to check MD5 hash of the downloaded file to make sure that archive is not corrupted...

any ideas howto do that...

thanks in advance..

sinnerman 03-31-2005 12:55 AM


check out this site, it tells a bit of info about md5sums and the like.

if you're too busy or don't care...well then the command is just

<prompt>$ md5sum -c filename


btw, man md5sum has some good info too.

RestInPieces 03-31-2005 12:56 AM

md5sum package.tar.gz md5string
aso you may consider RTFM :D

alienDog 03-31-2005 12:56 AM

On the commandline, do:

md5sum [filename]

issey 03-31-2005 01:15 AM

thanks guys for th help..
and <sinnerman> im reading the info you gave... thanks... its very hepfull

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