Bug#876901: QFINDTESTDATA uses __FILE__

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 19:27:56 UTC 2017

On lunes, 13 de noviembre de 2017 19:15:44 -03 Pino Toscano wrote:
> What I see it is happening here is: you (= people working on
> reproducible builds) see __FILE__, and the problems that arise from its
> abuse; to overcome this issue, you use the sledgehammer solution,
> basically changing what __FILE__ means, and thus breaking even valid
> use cases.  Sorry, but I do not see how this is useful.
> A better approach here is to work on removing the invalid & abusing
> usages of __FILE__ from packages, just like it was done for __DATE__.

I can't but agree with Pino here. Moreover I consider this a gcc patch: it 
breaks a well defined macro.

Please reassign as appropiate (or I'll do it later on).

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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