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Re: [comments v2] Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r2 Released

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Anthony Towns wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 05, 2000 at 11:34:05AM +0100, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> One other note, if you're looking at pandora directly. I've made a Release
> file that describes the current release and authenticates the Packages
> files and so on, and an accompanying detached signature called Release.gpg.
> This more or less matches the format used by Conectiva's patched apt, so
> hopefully a future version of apt will be able to use it to authenticate
> the release as a whole.
> This probably shouldn't be included on the CDs yet, since it won't match
> the Packages files that get used for the CDs; and it probably shouldn't
> be relied on too heavily, since they key I used to sign it is really at
> about the end of its working life (and it's an RSA key too :).

That file is dists/potato/Release, and AFAIK nothing from there is included
except Contents-$ARCH.gz.

  Anne Bezemer

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