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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