[tex-live] TeXLive installation: Integrity Checks, Cryptographic Signatures?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 20 15:16:27 CEST 2015

On Thu, 20 Aug 2015, Moritz Schulte wrote:
> My second question is about the tlmgr program. When I install packages
> using tlmgr, does it do integrity checks, e.g. by comparing checksums or

It downloads the tlpdb which contains package sizes and md5sums,
and checks that the downloaded packages are compliant.

> by verifying cryptographic signatures? Maybe I have overlooked

No cryptographic signatures.


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