[Development] -reduce-relocations vs hardening

Timo Jyrinki timo.jyrinki at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 15:04:47 CEST 2015

Try two, thank you gmail.

2015-08-20 23:03 GMT+03:00 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez <perezmeyer at gmail.com>:
> Hi! yesterday I received a [bug] report asking Qt to not requiring apps using
> it to pass -fPIC (actually to let the app use -fPIE) due to hardening reasons.

We patched a couple of packages to use:

export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS = hardening=+all,-pie

due to this, seeing it as the best option at the moment to get GCC5
transition completed for those packages that had some insistence of
adding -fPIE where we did not want it.


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