[aur-general] TU Application: Dan Printzell

Christian Rebischke Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 31 18:09:56 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 02:32:07PM +0000, Dan Printzell wrote:
> I could maintain other packages as well, but I would prioritize my D packages.

Thats what I wanted to hear :)

> Do I really need to do this? Won't the 'git submodule update' command choose the
> correct commit?

May somebody else correct me, but I don't think so. `git submodule
update` will just update to the HEAD of the sub repository. And we want
stable builds. Therefore it's important to pin the software at a
specific commit and it's dependencies, too.

> There is a -fPIC flag for dmd, I can enable this. I can also apply a patch to
> the other packages so they also use compile with -fPIC.


Best regards,

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