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Re: Bug#771208: unblock: busybox/1:1.22.0-14

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Hi Michael,

On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 07:08:49PM +0300, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> > #768876 is tagged jessie-ignore so I'm really unconvinced by the
> > debian/rules changes.
> It is jessie-ignore just to be non-RC.  The fun with static linking
> and bugs it discovered shows that proper Built-Using field is really
> necessary (it is what #768876 is about).

I guess by 'really necessary' you mean 'helps debugging', which isn't the

This bug is jessie-ignore precisely because we want to avoid accepting
complicated changes for jessie to fix it.

> However, bulk of d/rules changes are due to another build fix, to
> stop building arch-all package (busybox-syslogd) when building
> binary-arch.

This one isn't RC at all, and can be fixed for stretch.

> Plus one block of added lines to check whenever libc is able to produce
> working statically-linked executables.

This also looks like something for stretch.

> > At this stage, I'd rather see the security fix only.
> > 
> > Release team people, what's your take on this?

As the libc issue with the static binary seems to be fixed in the libc version
in both jessie and sid, the only remaining issue is the missing build-using,
which can wait till after jessie.

Could you do a new upload with only the security fix?



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