cvs commit: ports/Mk bsd.linux-rpm.mk bsd.port.mk bsd.qt.mk
ports/accessibility/ktts Makefile ports/astro/marble Makefile
ports/audio/festvox-us1-mbrola Makefile ports/audio/py-musicbrainz
Makefile ports/chinese/acroread8-zh_CN Makefile ...
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 31 02:59:57 UTC 2010
On 10/30/10 16:47, Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 21:00:21 +0000 (UTC)
> Erwin Lansing<erwin at FreeBSD.org> mentioned:
>> Deprecate md5 in favour of sha256 checksums. md5 checksums will no longer
>> be generated or checked, and will be silently ignored for now. Also,
>> generalize the MD5_FILE macro to DISTINFO_FILO.
>> PR: 149657
>> Submitted by: rene
>> Approved by: portmgr
>> Tested on: pointyhat i386 7-exp
> Hmm, was it discussed somewhere?
The PR has been there for months, and of course eventually removing the
MD5s was discussed years ago when SHA256 was added. :) But seriously,
you could not have been expected to see either one of those.
> This change broke portupgrade badly. :-(
> I'd prefer at least a heads-up for such a major change next time.
> Or did I missed it?
While I am very glad that the portmgr team tested and committed this
update it would have been nice to send a head's up so that tool authors
had the opportunity to get their stuff updated first. I asked
(privately) numerous times for a status update, and never received one.
Nothin' ever doesn't change, but nothin' changes much.
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