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Re: debsums for maintainer scripts

On Mon, 1 Dec 2003 17:12:36 -0500, christophe barbe <christophe@cattlegrid.net> said: 

> I don't see why adding a md5dsum_are_mandatory clause to the debian
> policy would be difficult (what would be a good reason to not add
> md5sum to a package?).

	Because it buys little security wise? Because there are
 solutions one can put in place today that offer better coverage than
 in package md5sums?

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