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Re: advise on backporting firebird2.1

-=| Damyan Ivanov, 21.08.2012 11:29:42 +0300 |=-
> I need to use firebird2.1 from wheezy on squeeze so I plan on 
> preparing a backport. There are two bumps on the road:
>  * multiarch
>    building on plain squeeze requires dropping a versioned (build-)dependency 
>    on libfirebird2, which can only be satisfied in wheezy. the 
>    dependency ensures that used libfirebird2 is multi-arch ready
>  * hardening
>    dropping three patches, reverting small changes in debian/rules and 
>    dropping a versioned dpkg-dev dependency fixes this, but the 
>    hardened build flags are no longer used

I decided that losing hardening would be too much, so the version that 
waits in NEW atm just reverts the changes needed to support 
multi-arch, with the nice side effect of avoiding the need of another 

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