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Re: debsums for maintainer scripts (was: Re: Revival of the signed debs discussion)

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 07:43:17PM +0100, Michael Ablassmeier wrote:
> Unfortunately many Maintainers do not use "dh_md5sums" to ship
> an .md5sums File in their Package(s). This makes it harder to
> check the already installed Files on a Debian installation.
> I think, at least Packages like "dpkg" or "gnupg" should call
> "dh_md5sums". I was wondering, if it would be usefull to make
> a mass bug-filling against these Packages. Before, it would be
> nice to have a List of Packages (maybe sorted by Maintainer)
> which do not call "dh_md5sums".

Before mass bug-filling, it would be necessary to make it mandatory
which unfortunately is not the case right now afaik. 


Christophe Barbé <christophe.barbe@ufies.org>
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