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Re: please, let's *completely* drop md5sums for buster (was Re: no-strong-digests-in-dsc MBF)

On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 12:34:11PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:

> afaik people are criticizing that there are still (only) md5sum files in
> /var/lib/dpkg/info. As dpkg --verify uses them, it might indeed make
> sense to replace them.
> (yes, dpkg is not an IDS, but better than nothing...).

I'm working on a Debian system integrity checker, it includes a
parallelized md5sums checker. However, it would be good if there were
.sha*sums files as well. In fact, it would also be nice if it included
file size and possibly even timestamps.

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>

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