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Bug#552688: Please decide how Debian should enable hardening build flags

Hi Russ,

Russ Allbery wrote:

> I believe at this point the dpkg-buildflags solution has proven reasonably
> successful and is being widely deployed.  I think we should confirm that
> the TC agrees with that approach and close out this bug.

While I understand that the PR effect would be good, I encourage you
not to do that.  Instead, I'd suggest just closing the bug as
described at [1]:

| 5. Sometimes, one side or other is convinced, during the committee's
|    deliberations, by the merit of the other side's arguments. This
|    is a good thing! If it happens, the committee need not make a
|    formal decision

It would be probably be worth listing issues that were resolved this
way somewhere on the Technical Committee website.  It is the best
possible outcome and worth celebrating.


[1] http://www.debian.org/devel/tech-ctte

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