How's 0.146 looking?

Jordi Mallach jordi at
Wed May 30 17:47:36 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 07:15:39PM +0200, Emmanuel Kasper wrote:
> The package is in good shape, I still need to update the copyright file.
> The only thing I don't get is the new lintian warnings.
> I spent some hours trying to get what the hardening-no-fortify-functions
> and hardening-no-stackprotector means and how to fix that within the
> mame build system (which seems not so easy to me as the CFLAGS are
> redefined inside the mame makefile)

Just ignore this for now. We can have a look at that later, but right now
I can imagine this being a major pita to fix.

> I have to say it is a bit demoralizing each time I try to package a new
> mame release, appears a bunch of supplementary lintian warnings which
> takes me hours to understand and fix ...

Heh, welcome to the world of lintian. :D

> What is your opinion ? I can certainly update the copyright file before
> the upcoming freeze, but I can't make no guarantee about how long it
> would take to integrate the hardening dpkg-buildflags properly.

Yeah, just do as if you hadn't seen that. There are thousands of packages
with the same problem and it'll get fixed... over time.

Jordi Mallach Pérez  --  Debian developer
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