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Re: Signing Packages.gz

On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 12:43:32AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Actually, now I think about it, the Packages file itself is valuable
> information. Consider a Packages file that doesn't actually changes the
> .deb's, but changes the netbase entry, say to read:
> 	Package: netbase
> 	Depends: vim
> 	Conflicts: nvi, emacsen
> and leaves everything else the same. You can only achieve fairly petty
> vadalism with this, but it would still be nice to avoid it, IMO.

What a deliciously evil idea.

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