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Re: Would be possible to have a ".treeinfo" file added to the installers' page?




On Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 02:06:50PM +0100, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
> Paul,
> 
> > http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/installer-amd64/current/images/SHA256SUMS
> 
> This one could be used if we'd have the "Description" entry as we do
> in http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/Release
> Do you think that adding the "Description" entry to the
> current/images/SHA256SUMS file would be easier/more secure than adding
> the ".treeinfo" file under
> http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/installer-amd64/ ?

The SHA256SUMS file is expected to be valid input to "sha256sum -c", so
any extra metadata would have to live somewhere else.

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxx]