[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#852023: net-snmp: hardening -pie causes FTBFS in rdeps

Adrian Bunk bunk at debian.org
Fri Jan 20 19:25:38 UTC 2017

Source: net-snmp
Version: 5.7.3+dfsg-1.6
Severity: serious
Tags: patch
Control: affects -1 src:nut

Rdeps of net-snmp (at least nut) FTBFS because since the disabling
of PIE in the hardening results in non-PIE static libraries.

PIE was disabled back in 2013 with a comment that it is required
to workaround a FTBFS, but the following change builds for me in

--- debian/rules.old	2017-01-20 12:53:10.000000000 +0000
+++ debian/rules	2017-01-20 12:53:20.000000000 +0000
@@ -1,9 +1,7 @@
 #!/usr/bin/make -f
 #export DH_VERBOSE=1
-# without -pie build fails during perl module build somehow...
-export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS := hardening=+all,-pie
+export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS := hardening=+all
 DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH ?= $(shell dpkg-architecture -qDEB_HOST_MULTIARCH)

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