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Re: debsums for maintainer scripts

On Mon, 01 Dec 2003, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Mon, 01 Dec 2003, christophe barbe wrote:
> > 
> >>Before mass bug-filling, it would be necessary to make it mandatory
> >>which unfortunately is not the case right now afaik. 
> > 
> > 
> > Deployment plan for md5sums everywhere:
> At ~600 affected source packages, this seems hardly feasible.

It is feasible. You just to care about it enough, and you certainly don't
have to do it alone, or in one go.

Otherwise, it simply won't happen, unless about 90% of the packages or so
aready use md5sums.  At that figure, you have some changes of passing a
policy of 'must', and you are guaranteed to get a 'should' to be approved

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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