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commit c5b84367bf7ed2283081b0c5a896523674a86137
Author: Axel Beckert <>
Date:   Sat Feb 7 00:34:38 2015 +0100

    Remove mentioning of /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90debsums from debsums(1)
    Closes: #737240
 debian/changelog |  2 ++
 man/debsums.1    | 21 +--------------------
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 28a0817..5ff3cd1 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -18,6 +18,8 @@ debsums (2.1~dev) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
     + Drop variable usage for values only used once.
   * Apply patch by Vladimir N. Solovyov to also report modified files of
     arch-qualified (multiarch) packages. (Closes: #773136)
+  * Remove mentioning of /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90debsums from debsums(1).
+    (Closes: #737240)
  -- Axel Beckert <>  Fri, 06 Feb 2015 23:50:20 +0100
diff --git a/man/debsums.1 b/man/debsums.1
index cbe64b1..271d656 100644
--- a/man/debsums.1
+++ b/man/debsums.1
@@ -169,28 +169,9 @@ REPLACED
 The file has been replaced by a file from a different package.
-The default installation of
-.B debsums
-package sets the debconf boolean value debsums/apt-autogen to be "true".
-This will create 
-.B /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90debsums 
-DPkg::Post\-Invoke {
-    "debsums \-\-generate=nocheck \-sp /var/cache/apt/archives";
-by the postinst script (>=2.0.7).  Every APT controlled package installation
-processes will execute this code fragment to generate the missing 
-.B md5sums
-files from the binary packages.
 In order to create 
 .B md5sums
-files for the already installed packages, you must run
+files for the already installed packages which don't have them, you must run
 .B debsums_init
 once after the installation of
 .B debsums

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