[arch-dev-public] makepkg.conf settings - Was:[signoff] pacman 3.3.0

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Aug 3 03:19:38 EDT 2009

Am Montag 03 August 2009 05:36:53 schrieb Allan McRae:
> 1) Arch LDFLAGS:  -Wl,--hash-style=gnu -Wl,--as-needed
> There are very few problems with --as-needed these days and several
> other distros are using it to.  You can always do an somthing like
> export LDFLAGS="" if it fails (much like is done when our CFLAGS cause
> issues.  The -Wl,--hash-style=gnu will cause us not to have sysv hashes
> in our packages (we currently patch gcc to have both so building without
> makepkg will be unaffected).


> 2) Arch integrity check policy.  This is the default checksum produced
> with "makepkg -g".  Stick with md5sum or go to sha256?  I don't care but
> md5sum has collisions so maybe sha256 is the way to go.

Afaik md5sum is good enough for download verification. But I don't really care 
as long as we could use both.


Pierre Schmitz, http://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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