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Re: debsums for maintainer scripts



christophe barbe wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 08:24:09PM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> 
>>Michael Ablassmeier wrote:
>>
>>>IMHO Lintian should also check if "dh_md5sums" is called and
>>>print at least a warning if this is not the case.
>>
>>In principle, I argree, but maybe it's better to check for the presence
>>of an md5sums file than to "force" (haha) people who don't like it to do
>>this.
>>Attached is a linda patch that does that. Maybe I'll post a link the
>>result of the run on my mirror later.
> What about checking the content of the md5sum file? 
I'd doubt that this is necessary. After all, not having an md5sum may
well be an oversight by the maintainer. But then, I'd probably adjust to
the preferences of the linda maintainer. (I haven't filed a wishlist bug
against linda yet.)

Cheers

T.

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