Bug#879022: fwupd: FTBFS on alpha and hppa: -fstack-protector not supported
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron M. Ucko [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:47 AM
> To: Debian Bug Tracking System <email@example.com>
> Subject: Bug#879022: fwupd: FTBFS on alpha and hppa: -fstack-protector not
> Source: fwupd
> Version: 1.0.0-1
> Severity: important
> Justification: fails to build from source (but built successfully in the past)
> User: firstname.lastname@example.org
> The latest builds of fwupd for alpha and hppa (admittedly not release
> architectures) failed:
> cc1: error: -fstack-protector not supported for this target [-Werror]
> cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
> ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.
Yep, on it. It looks like an option that was intended for CI only was
leaked into a release build. Those shouldn't have been fatal errors.
> Curiously, meson reports
> Compiler for C supports argument -fstack-protector-strong: YES
> on both architectures. Could you please take a look?
Now this is the weird part. Why is gcc reporting it's supported?