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pls, md5 or sha1 for ati-driver-installer-10-10-x86.x86_64.run
That's basically not needed, because they are embeeded. Same for nvidia installers and every other self extracting package based on makeself. You could only use it to verify that ati replaced the installer later than official release, that was rarely done when there have been missing control files and such things.
[QUOTE=Kano;155380]That's basically not needed, because they are embeeded. Same for nvidia installers and every other self extracting package based on makeself.
Not true. While it may be good for file/download integrity checking, it does nothing for detecting tampering/haxoring. The bad guy could change the whole package to whatever he wanted, and changed the embedded checksum.
Now, i'm not so paranoid that I think anyone would ever attempt such a complicated man in the middle attack... none the less, its good to have an external checksum.
The signature is not important, can be exchanged with any older one. It is written in the header of the installer, not in the compressed data and can be simply exchanged. The control file however must contain something like a pci id list with officially supported cards. This is usally only a subset of the pci ids which are specified in the fglrx kernel module. The only purpose of both files is to add a stupid watermark. A missing signature should show that you use a beta driver (or a hotfix one) - and the other watermark is that you use untested hardware. Both issues for a watermark are bullshit, because even when you use a beta driver you don't want to see it always. Nvidia just shows the beta sign when you start the X server, that's much less annoying. The 2nd case when you see a watermark mostly with new or fire pro hardware is stupid as well because the driver runs with it, otherwise you could not use it at all...