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Re: Mass bugfiling potential: bundled implementation of md5




* Adrian Bunk:

> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 02:56:23PM +0800, Yangfl wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Many of packages include bundled Aladdin Enterprises independent
>> implementation of md5. Full list can be seen at
>> https://codesearch.debian.net/search?q=typedef+unsigned+char+md5_byte_t&perpkg=1
>> (100 packages)
>> 
>> As discussed in #909116, libmd-dev now provides a compatible interface
>> for that, so bundled sources should be dropped.
>>...
>
> What exactly are the benefits?

You can use Systemtap or LD_PRELOAD to detect remaining uses of MD5.
(Well, one implementation of it at least.)