FC12: Hidden files in /usr/bin/*

Tomas Mraz tmraz at redhat.com
Tue Feb 2 20:27:48 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 21:04 +0100, Björn Persson wrote: 
> Tomas Mraz wrote:
> > There is still a slight problem with the library checksums especially
> > for the libgcrypt library which currently resides in /%{_lib}. This
> > means that if it looks for the checksum in %{_libdir}/fipscheck the /usr
> > might not be mounted during the checksum verification.
> 
> Will all programs that use Gcrypt stop working if the checksum is unavailable 
> or can the library function without the checksum in an emercency recovery 
> situation? Does anybody know?

The library will work fine and it will not compute the checksum at all
if the FIPS mode is not enabled which is the normal situation.
-- 
Tomas Mraz
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