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Re: md5sums files

]] James Vega 

| On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 02:11:55AM +0100, Harald Braumann wrote:
| > I think I was finally able to decipher your message. But my other
| > points still hold. And while it is just a matter of programming,
| > simple or not, it already exists in debhelper. So doing it at build
| > time is SMOAOLTDR, by which I mean "simply a matter of adding one
| > line to debian/rules".
| You make the mistake of assuming everyone use debhelper.

>From the graph at http://people.debian.org/~cjwatson/dhstats.png, that
is not very far from the truth.

Sure, we should make sure that people who aren't using debhelper can
continue not doing so, but those couple of hundred packages is a very
small fraction of the archive, even if some of them are important

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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