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Re: Release file changes

On 02/21/2011 09:05 PM, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> On 12398 March 1977, Joey Hess 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..
> Yep. debmirror, reprepro, debootstrap and cdebootstrap seem to be the
> tools that can't deal with this. The latter two are serious enough to
> keep the change away from oldstable forever, and stable at least until
> after next point release, should they get updated there.

Please keep them away even longer - not everybody has the spare time to update
the machines which run the mirror scripts to Squeeze - or at least make sure
that debmirror and friends are updated in an oldstable pointrelease.

 Bernd Zeimetz                            Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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