On 04/09/2018 05:34 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote: > On 2018-04-09 15:55:14 [-0500], Michael Shuler wrote: >> It was purely a conservative duplication of existing symlinks. I can >> drop the old md5 symlinks, if there's a consensus that they are no >> longer needed in unstable. > > Based on my research I think you can drop the old links since they were > only required until everything was rebuilt and the symlinks were > re-created during the 0.9.8 -> 1.0.0 transition. We are past that point > now. > >> I could also include -compat for both >> symlinks, if this needs to go in a stable update, just to be sure we're >> not making a breaking change for users in Stretch. > > There is no need to push this stable. There is nothing wrong with it as > far as I can tell. > Upstream considers that script as legacy (and it not part of the > testsuite) and I just wanted to make sure that we are ready to drop that > script once upstream decides to remove it. Also not to be part of any > further fallout.
Thanks for the help, Sebastian. I've dropped the -compat flag for the next upload to unstable and won't worry about this for stable. -- Kind regards, Michael