Hi Balint,

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 12:46:28PM +0200, Balint Reczey wrote:
> Source: bwctl
> Version: 1.5.4+dfsg1-1
> Severity: important
> User: bal...@balintreczey.hu
> Usertags: pie-bindnow-20160906
> Justification: FTBFS on amd64 with extra hardening
> Hi,
> During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on
> amd64 with patched GCC and dpkg.
> The rebuild tested if packages are ready for a transition
> enabling PIE and bindnow for amd64.
> For more information about the changes to sid's dpkg and GCC please
> visit:
>  https://wiki.debian.org/Hardening/PIEByDefaultTransition
> Relevant part (hopefully):
> ...
> checking whether optreset is declared... no
> checking whether fseeko is declared... yes
> checking for library containing I2AddrByNode... no
> configure: error: Couldn't find I2util library

The reason for this seems to be that the I2util library wasn't
built with 'PIC' (I2util only ships a static library).

I'll rebuild I2util as soon as there is a policy change for
static libraries.



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