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Re: Fwd: Bug#764549: ITP: siril -- Astronomical image processing tool

Hi Vincent,

Vincent Hourdin <debian-siril@free-astro.vinvin.tf> writes:
> we are finalizing the beta version of Siril upstream, the debian package
> is just waiting for that release.

Oh, I already uploaded. We will make an update onde the beta is ready.

> In the meantime, I have two questions:
> - we had a special rule in autoconf to remove -g from the default '-g
>   -O2' CFLAGS. It doesn't make sense to us to have both by default,
>   since optimizing makes debugging not working properly. Now, debuild
>   passes its own CFLAGS that contains '-g -O2' and many others. Our
>   mechanism is not able to filter out the -g in that case. May I ask if
>   this is normal to have these in debian built packages? Are all debian
>   packages built with -g? That sounds like a lot of wasted space to me.
>   I have seen there are some options like DEB_CFLAGS_MAINT_SET, but I
>   guess that's not recommended. What is the recommended way of setting
>   CFLAGS with debian packages, or of removing the -g at least?

I would keep the Debian CFLAGS as they are, unless you have a (package)
specific reason not to do so. I think the -g flag is mainly to build
-debug packages.

Space is not wasted since dh_strip removes the debugging symbols from

> - once we have the debian unstable package created, is there an easy way
>   to port it or to include it in other distributions, like Ubuntu, Mint
>   and other debian derivatives?

Ubuntu automatically imports them from Debian, and Mint (as far as I
know) from Ubuntu. So, you don't need to do anything here.

Best regards


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