[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#836647: Bug#836647: postgresql-9.5: please drop the build dependency on hardening-wrapper

Christoph Berg myon at debian.org
Sun Sep 4 14:05:31 UTC 2016

Re: Matthias Klose 2016-09-04 <E1bgXI0-0005sZ-1A at paradis.debian.org>
> Package: postgresql-9.5
> Version: 9.5.4-1
> Severity: important
> Tags: sid stretch
> User: debian-gcc at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: hardening-wrapper
> This package builds using the hardening-wrapper package, which
> is now replaced by dpkg-dev's DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS settings.
> Please consider dropping the build dependency of hardening-wrapper
> and use the DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS settings.

The actual dependency here is

Build-Depends: dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.1~) | hardening-wrapper

i.e. hardening-wrapper is only there as an alternative build-
dependency for older distributions. Given that both wheezy and
precise have at least that dpkg version, we'll remove it.

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