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Re: [opensuse-factory] tagmedia question
  • From: Steffen Winterfeldt <snwint@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 12:17:30 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.63.0605041216020.7458@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 4 May 2006, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> On 4 May 2006 at 12:03, Steffen Winterfeldt wrote:
>
> > yast & checkmedia show you the md5sum of the final iso, which, given the
> > current state of cryptography and computing power can not be stored in the
> > iso itself, (...)
>
> I always wondered where K3B finds the checksum to check an ISO image against...
> "Normal" images (by mkisofs) don't seem to have such a checksum, do they? Is there
> a kind of standard?

Not really. But the iso9660 header has a field 'for application specific use'.


Steffen

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