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Re: Default value for CFLAGS/LDFLAGS set by dpkg

On Fri, 28 Mar 2008, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > A rebuild by Lucas also showed around 80-100 packages which FTBFS with
> > this version of dpkg-dev.
> I still have to go through this list to comment on the failures. Could
> you make the list available somewhere so that maybe others can help
> with this?

They are here: http://people.debian.org/~lucas/logs/2008/03/19/dpkgv3/

Just ignore the few dpkg-source related failures (that was the original
purpose of the rebuild and it's no fixed).

> > I'd like to suggest an intermediary solution: we don't revert the feature
> > but we remove the default value for LDFLAGS. I think that most run-time
> > and build-time failures have been caused by the change on this variable.
> In this case it might be better to not export empty flags at all (but
> maybe notice this in the output as well).

Any reason for this?

Raphaël Hertzog

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