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To:Karl Goetz From:Moritz M├╝hlenhoff Subject:Bug#654809: enabled hardened build flags Date:Sun, 18 Mar 2012 16:41:05 +0100
 

On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 11:32:34AM +1100, Karl Goetz wrote:
> Package: freeciv
> Severity: normal
>
> Hi both,
> If we are willing to drop trivial backporting to oldstable, could we use
> `dpkg-buildflags --export=configure` to cut out all the manual setting
> and exporting of the hardening variables?
> Problem with that method would be on the Ubuntu side - they don't appear
> to have dpkg-dev 1.16.1 in anything released , or in their backports.

Oldstable has been end-of-lifed, so it can be left aside.

> Failing that, should I just use the submitted patch to cure this issue?
> thanks,
> kk

I've described the backport-friendly hardening way in
http://wiki.debian.org/HardeningWalkthrough

Cheers,
Moritz



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