Bug#661398: libdata-alias-perl: FTBFS with hardening flags enabled: -Werror=format-security

Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
Sat Mar 3 18:49:54 UTC 2012

tag 661398 patch

On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 10:35:45PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> Source: libdata-alias-perl
> Severity: normal
> Version: 1.16-1
> With hardening flags enabled, this package FTBFS:
> Alias.xs: In function 'DataAlias_pp_rv2sv':
> Alias.xs:783:4: error: format not a string literal and no format arguments [-Werror=format-security]
> cc1: some warnings being treated as errors

For some reason, I only see this on i386 and not amd64. Weird.

This does not have any real security impact AFAICS. Patch attached.
Niko Tyni   ntyni at debian.org
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