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Re: Release file changes

>> I additionally opened a bug with apt to add support for SHA512SUM, so
>> we can start using them. As soon as that is possible I intend to drop
>> SHA256 and end up with SHA1/SHA512 only.
> Unfortunately, the algorithm used for the GnuPG signatures (both in
> InRelease and Release.gpg) is SHA-1.  Removing SHA-256 in favor of
> SHA-512 does not increase security because the signatures are the
> weakest point.  See #612657 for more details.

Well, a slightly different point then reducing yourself to just 2
hashes, but yes, we should look to change that part too.

bye, Joerg
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