[arch-dev-public] RFC: go-pie removal in favour of GOFLAGS

Morten Linderud foxboron at archlinux.org
Wed May 13 20:38:42 UTC 2020

On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 04:35:11PM -0400, Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On 5/13/20 4:16 PM, Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public wrote:
> > The complete future Go PKGBUILD is attached to this email below.
> ```
> replaces=(go-pie)
> provides=(go-pie)
> ```
> Should this provide it too? Anything that explicitly expected go-pie
> cannot assume the new package is a drop-in replacement, it will need
> changes for the flags and can, at the same time, swap out the
> requirement for go-pie.
> Yes, this would mean any PKGBUILD which makedepends on it needs to be
> updated immediately or fail to rebuild.

`go-pie` never provided PIE nor Full RELRO without the appropriate flags.
Nothing is really lost by simply replacing and providing it.

Morten Linderud
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