Enabling -ffile-prefix-map by default

Vagrant Cascadian vagrant at reproducible-builds.org
Tue Oct 27 02:21:56 GMT 2020

On 2020-10-26, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> On 2020-10-22, Chris Lamb wrote:
>> Guillem (and all the other dpkg folks), do you see any impediment to
>> raising the question of enabling fixfilepath by default with the
>> Debian community at large?
>>> All of the patches I submitted were merely disable fixfilepath, though
>>> they could all use further exploration to find the root cause and a more
>>> ideal fix, but given time constraints and the small number of affected
>>> packages, I figured this was a reasonable short-term workaround.
>> Thanks, Vagrant. I would agree that is a good workaround for now and
>> probably shouldn't prevent us from making this (IMHO) long-overdue
>> change.
>> Do you have a timeline on when you plan to raise this on debian-devel?
> Hope to craft and send it tomorrow after the Reproducible Builds IRC
> meeting.

I wrote it up, but not fast enough for folks living closer to UTC any
time to review:


Feel free to comment or even edit directly.

Planning to send it 2020-10-27 between 16:00-18:00 UTC unless I hear

live well,
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