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Comprehensive integrity verification with md5deep

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on November 01, 2007 08:05 PM
One last useful option of the md5deep tools is its ability to distinguish files based on their type. In expert mode, all the md5deep utilities can isolate and process a particular type of file. It recognizes seven different types, including regular files, such as text, graphics, and executables; block files, such as devices, hard drives, tape drives, and CD-ROMs; character devices, such as /dev/tty; symbolic links; sockets; named pipes; and Solaris door


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