Bug#876901: QFINDTESTDATA uses __FILE__

Pino Toscano pino at debian.org
Tue Nov 14 18:53:54 UTC 2017

In data martedì 14 novembre 2017 11:14:00 CET, Ximin Luo ha scritto:
> You're using __FILE__ inappropriately, none of the documentation
> guarantees or implies that you can access __FILE__ as a real
> filesystem path. "Surely for relative paths" is your justification
> for your own broken behaviour.

Again, this is your own echo chamber: "__FILE__ is broken, everybody
using it is broken no matter what".

> You can either accept my one line patch suggestion, or fix it some
> other way.

I am not interested in working around broken changes introduced blindly
for very doubtful reasons.

> I'm not going to change the GCC patch, it does nothing wrong.

Let me add also another POV to this approach: do you really expect
Debian to carry this important diversion for GCC upstream?  I really
doubt GCC will accept this.

Pino Toscano
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