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Re: US government notification of new crypto package?

On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 10:04 AM, John Morrissey <jwm@horde.net> wrote:

> I'm packaging the PHP PEAR Crypt_Blowfish module. I noticed:
>  http://www.debian.org/legal/notificationfornewpackages
> which seems to indicate I need to update the US Bureau of Export
> Administration before uploading this package for the first time.
> Is this still a requirement?

IIRC the archive software (dak) does this automatically for every new
package (or every upload, not sure) whether it contains arms^Wcrypto
stuff or not so that Debian can basically ignore this problem until
the requirements change.



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