Re: dpkg_188.8.131.52~bpo60+1_i386.changes REJECTED
On Wed, 02 Nov 2011, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> IMHO he told us why we should expect trouble. Don't expect us ftpmasters to
> ever accept a dpkg for bpo (I will write an extended answer in the next days,
> but don't hold your breath on it).
This is ridiculous.
The worst that can happen is that packages built with the new dpkg-dev no
longer support DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt and are built with upstream's
default flags instead of "-O2 -g". There are almost no packages in squeeze
which are using dpkg-buildflags properly so the introduction of hardening
flags has no effect except on the backported packages which are explicitly
using it (and are ready for it).
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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