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Re: Bug#155676: patch] dynamic sha1sums generation

On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, Anthony Towns wrote:

> But the key part of this is to have dpkg generate the md5sums at install
> time. I suppose it'd actually be handy if you could generate the md5sums
> just from the .deb without having to unpack it, too.

While someone is doing this, I think it would be nice to store a proper
filelist that has MD5, size, permissions, symlinks, major/minor and

That way it can be quite usefull for all sorts of accidents.


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