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Re: [Debian-ports-devel] Bug#854061: Lack of hardening=+pie gives unwanted, unsilenceable noisy compiler output

James Clarke dixit:

>As far as I can tell, no progress has been made on this issue since the
>few discussions on debian-devel[0]. The current state is not desirable,

I agree. I think everyone agreed that GCC should handle hardening
and dpkg should not pass the -specs= stuff any longer.

>and in fact is causing at least one crucial package, cmake, to FTBFS

Indeed. I porter-uploaded it for x32 by downgrading dpkg first
which made the build succeed.

“ah that reminds me, thanks for the stellar entertainment that you and certain
other people provide on the Debian mailing lists │ sole reason I subscribed to
them (I'm not using Debian anywhere) is the entertainment factor │ Debian does
not strike me as a place for good humour, much less German admin-style humour”

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