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Bug#341839: marked as done (md5sum output format violates tech-ctte decision)

Your message dated Tue, 19 Jun 2007 03:14:57 +0100
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and subject line Bug#341839: Call for vote: coreutils: md5sum output format
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Package: coreutils
Version: 5.2.1-2.1
Severity: important

The tech-ctte had ruled some time ago that md5sum from stdin should not
output a "-" [0].  It seems to be back to the old format:

$ md5sum </dev/null | cat -vet
d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e  -$

[0]  http://lists.debian.org/debian-ctte/2004/06/msg00032.html

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.12-1-k7
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages coreutils depends on:
ii  libacl1                       2.2.32-1   Access control list shared library
ii  libc6                         2.3.5-8    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an

coreutils recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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As Andi correctly indicated, the vote on this issue is now complete, and the
committee believes the output of md5sum should not change despite bug


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