[lug] file size/md5sum info at rpmfind.net

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Mon Nov 5 13:43:15 MST 2001

have you tried running md5sum against the MD5 file that you get from

Essentially create a file that has this as its contents

182aaa827e91199ffffd7162f47d068 sndconfig-0.65.2-1.i386.rpm

put it in the directory that the sndconfig file is in and then run

md5sum -c file


"qqq1one @yahoo.com"
> I just downloaded sndconfig-0.65.2-1.i386 and several
> other files several times from rpmfind.net.  Each time
> I do, Netscape and "ls -l" report a different
> (although consistent) file size compared to what
> rpmfind.net has published.
> For instance,
> http://rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/redhat/7.2/i386/sndconfig-0.65.2-1.i386.html
> states that sndconfig-0.65.2-1.i386.rpm has a file
> size of 558597 and MD5:
> 182aaa827e91199ffffd7162f47d0689
> I get 233502 and 25d28879bebe7f0cd6464f0435c3e7d6.  Of
> course, if the file size is different I would expect
> the mds5um to be different too.  But I don't know
> what's wrong: is the published info at rpmfind.net
> wrong, or am I getting a modified file?
> Can someone else get the same file
> (ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/redhat/7.2/en/os/i386/RedHat/RPMS/sndconfig-0.65.2-1.i386.rpm)
> and let me know what they get for the size and md5sum?
>  Thanks.

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