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

* christophe barbe (christophe@cattlegrid.net) [031201 20:10]:
> 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. 

Severity: wishlist
Where is the problem?

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