Bug#640499: hardening, too
On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 01:04:42PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Adam Borowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> (18/08/2012):
> > I just got bit by the lack of multiarch here (wine is broken on amd64
> > if nvidia is involved), and wrote a multiarchification patch before
> > realizing there's already one here. It's redundant, except for one
> > bit: since an upload is needed anyway
> given the intrusiveness of that patch [libxvmc/multiarch], I'm pretty
> sure it's going to be considered too late in the release cycle. I'm
> also pretty sure that we (release team) said that already for similar
It stops a prominent package [wine] from working for a good part of users,
so that's quite a motivation. It's your package, your call, of course.
> [cc: release team for other opinions.]
> > you could just as well add the hardening flags (another release goal).
> > It's a trivial change, but "git am" is still faster than doing that
> > yourself...
> Thanks, but please note that requesting unrelated features in a given
> bug report isn't too nice.
I wanted to have them in one place, as both are release goals.
> BTW, you call it trivial but you lost -Wall…
Good point, that's not a case where hardening is really important too...
so scratch this part.
Hell yeah, mraw!
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