Bug#836759: proftpd-dfsg: please drop the build dependency on hardening-wrapper

Hilmar Preusse hille42 at web.de
Sat Sep 17 20:36:20 UTC 2016

On 05.09.16 Matthias Klose (doko at debian.org) wrote:

Hi Matthias,

> This package builds using the hardening-includes package, which
> is now replaced by dpkg-dev's DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS settings.
> Please consider dropping the build dependency of hardening-includes
> and use the DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS settings.
Currently hardening is implemented like this:

./configure $(shell dpkg-buildflags --export=configure) (...)

..according to [1]. The only place where we use hardening-includes is
that line:

find $(CURDIR)/debian/tmp -type f \( -executable -o -name \*.so\* \) -exec hardening-check {} + || true

Is it OK to simply remove that check? Is there an replacement for


[1] https://wiki.debian.org/HardeningWalkthrough#rules_files_based_on_standard_debhelper_or_hand-written_rules_files
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