Bug#856210: libdebian-installer: please parse SHA256 field and add it to di_* structs
On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 06:30:31PM +0000, Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> I've attached only the most minimal patch to allow reverse-depends do
> implement SHA256. They must adapt to the new names of struct members
> *and* remember that the hash length is now different. (The hash data is
> stored in variable-length fields but the length is not recorded in the
> structs, and the has is denoted by a magic number not an enum; that
> could be made better, but requiring a much larger diff).
This change breaks the existing ABI and therefor needs an ABI bump, but
it is missing from the patch.
It is necessary to have purpose.
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