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Re: md5 checksums



On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 02:11:49PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 01:14:04PM +0200, Stephane Jourdois wrote:
> > I just noticed that not all packages in sid do provide md5 checksums
> > for the files they contains.
> > 
> > What should be done against this ? Shall we file bugreports against
> > all packages that we can found, or perhaps lintian should check this ?
> 
> No. md5sums control file is an optional feature.

Which, IMHO should be required by now. IMHO it's bad enough that dpkg does 
not handle this itself (#155799 and, better, #187019).

Regards

Javi

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