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Re: New field proposed, UUID

> Good grief. This would require all non-rsync mirrors to redownload *ever*
> .deb in the newly released distribution in whole, and would require
> every user to redownload every package they've installed if they want to
> upgrade from foo-unstable to foo-stable. It'd also mean package signatures
> would not be checkable without special tools.

the whole point of NOT bumping the version is so users will not have to
download the deb again.  But yes, mirrors will need to sync.  Hey Ben's idea
not mine.

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