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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] build: Pass CFLAGS & LDFLAGS to final supermin link (RHBZ#1624175).

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 12:31:46PM +0200, Pino Toscano wrote:
> On Friday, 31 August 2018 10:03:31 CEST Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > We also use -runtime-variant _pic which selects the OCaml runtime
> > linked with -fPIC.  This will cause a performance regression on i686
> > although that probably doesn't matter now.
> This is for supermin, right?

Yes, but we might need something similar for libguestfs.  Still trying
to get details on the (supposed) libguestfs bugs that OCaml tools
don't use the right hardening flags.

> > A bigger issue is that it will stop supermin from building with older
> > versions of OCaml (<= 4.02.2).  We might instead try detecting if it's
> > the old version in ./configure but that gets a bit fragile.
> The latest commit in supermin is
> 5c5eff66dfaccb212b8906e769e40633d8b8f5e4, which basically already
> raised the OCaml build requirement to >= 4.02.0.
> Because of that, I'd say this LGTM.



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