Enabling -ffile-prefix-map by default

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Jun 29 13:09:06 BST 2020

On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 05:04:54PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> On 2020-06-17, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > interesting findings!
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 10:03:24PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> >> > Many of them appear to go from FTBFS to reproducible, FWIW.
> >
> > nice. what is your general recommendation/plan for the next action item here?
> Well, the FTBFS would be if we enable the flag, so not exactly *nice*

I was referring to the low number of ftbfs and the fact that we have that
data now.

> ... but at least it's identified issues as opposed to unknowns.


> I'm not as confident about the data as my initial response in this
> thread (e.g. made some false assumptions at first) ... but we do have
> more data now, and we're looking at hunreds of packages building
> reproducibly vs. tens of packages FTBFS.

is there anything which can be done to increase your confidence?

> Personally a little shy about posting to debian-devel; I don't normally
> follow it at all.

just prepare a mail in a new thread to *this* list, and cc: -devel?! ;)

> Maybe we should also bring the dpkg folks back into the thread (or are
> they subscribed and still here? :)

Guillem replied in this thread three weeks ago, so I'm assuming he's reading
this list. :)


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