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Re: Question Under Proposal D: Compile Time Option




On 11/30/19 8:58 AM, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> I think the right fix would be to compile the package twice as "foo"
> (for the systemd version) and "foo-non-systemd".
> 
> Another option would be to ship both versions in package "foo" and
> decide at runtime which one to run, if technically feasible.
> 
> My understanding of D.7 is that, If someone provides a patch that
> implements either of this in a maintainable fashion, this patch should
> be accepted.


I'm wondering what the security team says to this approach. Who is
actually going to review these changes, given the fact that most of the
features in systemd that need patches in packages are somehow security
relevant.

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