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Re: Mass bugfiling potential: bundled implementation of md5




Quoting Bas Couwenberg (2018-10-25 09:44:20)
> On 2018-10-25 08:56, Yangfl wrote:
> > A potential fix for that might be replace the md5.h header with
> > 
> > #define LIBMD_MD5_ALADDIN
> > #include <md5.h>
> > 
> > remove building for md5.c, and add
> > 
> > Build-Depends: libmd-dev (>= 1.0.1)
> 
> That is not a solution for packages that are backported, as libmd-dev 
> (>= 1.0.1) is only available in unstable.
> 
> I suggest to postpone the MBF until libmd-dev (>= 1.0.1) is available in 
> stable (i.e. after the buster release).

How is this any different from any other change of linking, which may 
require backporting also of libraries?  I would assume such backport to 
then simply need backporting of libmd5.


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