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Re: debhelper & /usr/bin/passwd

Hi Mitch,

> It doesn't look like a trojan (this weeks hot topic) because his pgp sig
> matches the md5sum of the tarfile, and the tarfile reproduces the symlinks
> in the resulting deb.

Great!  That's good to know.

> So, I would just treat it as a bug.  Please file a critical bug report
> against this package, or let me know if you don't and I will file it.

Okay, I'll do it right now.

> I would downgrade your debhelper to 1.2.27 and reinstall the passwd
> package.  Thanks for finding this bug.

No problem.  I am glad that I was able to help.

Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
58 60 1A E8 7A 66 F4 44  74 9F 3C D4 EF BF 35 88  1024/8A04D15D 1998/08/26

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