RE: New field proposed, UUID
On 29-Nov-2000 Ben Collins wrote:
> I'm proposing we add a new field to generated packages, and as part of
> Debian policy, make them required for Debian packages. It's all very
> simple, doesn't requuire any effort by the maintainers other than
> upgrading dpkg-dev, and poses little side-affects (other than a small
> increase in the size of the Packages file and .deb's in general).
this sounds reasonable and it will happen "behind the developer's back", so no
one really need care.