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Re: Bug#164889: md5sum <FILE produces spurious ` -' in output

> * Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> [2002-11-11 13:54]:
> > Until all those bugs have been closed -- and until every package with
> > a md5sum dependency has had a chance to be tested -- we should forbid
> > deployment of the gnu version.

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 08:38:05PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> No one will bother to check all these packages.  Instead, allow the
> GNU behavior and have bugs filed on those packages that break (I guess
> most have been fixed already anyway).  This is unstable after all.

Ick.  That approach encourages breakage.  [At the moment, I'm thinking
about an unrelated situation involving php4, but other situations are

What's so hard about using apt to search for packages with the dependency,
emailing those package maintainers?


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