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Re: Release file changes

On 2011-02-21, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> Joerg Jaspert wrote:
>> until today our Release files included 3 Hashes for all their entries:
>> MD5SUM, SHA1, SHA256. I just modified the code to no longer include
>> MD5SUM in *all* newly generated Release files.
> When will that affect Release files for stable? Next point release?
> Because that unfortunatly completly breaks debmirror..

It did suddenly change for squeeze-updates without consultation with the
suite admins.  I expect that this is reverted.

The SRMs will not allow this change to affect oldstable's or stable's
Release files at point release time.  (Lucky enough they cannot be
changed without invalidating the signatures.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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