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Re: Please test gzip -9n - related to dpkg with multiarch support

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> Maybe you can switch to sha256 and add the new functionality while at
> it?  Detect which mode (md5sum raw, sha256 uncompress) by the size of
> the hash.  Old debsums won't work with the new files, but is that really
> a problem?  That's what stable updates and backports are for...

No, I do not believe random Debian-internal compatibility breaks are
what stable updates are for.

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