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Re: The new armhf in town...

2012/7/18 peter green <plugwash@p10link.net>:
>> Did you consider to integrate this project tighter with Debian
> I don't think it will ever be in debian proper for a couple of reasons
> Firstly I think it would be very difficult to get the powers that be to
> approve an arm arm variant in debian  that mainly  targets one device
> (the impression I get is that other than the Pi and low end smartphones
> armv6 is fairly uncommon)

Well, if raspberry brings thousands of users, why not? I think Debian can
benefit from that. But it is my personal opinion...

> Having said that I would certainly appreciate it if debian could do
> things in a way that is more friendly to derivatives like raspbian.
> In particular it would be very nice to have the defaults for gcc
> set in a central place rather than duplicated across god knows
> how many source packages (we have modified at least 6 so far
> and I'm pretty sure I missed some).

Can one of Debian release goals (hardening buildflags) help with that?

Thank you.


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/SecurityHardeningBuildFlags

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