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Re: Updating dpkg-buildflags to enable reproducible=+fixfilepath by default


> We did a full archive rebuild testing this change, and I provided
> patches to all known affected packages several months ago. It is a
> one-line change in debian/rules in most cases:
>   https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/bts-usertags.cgi?user=reproducible-builds%40lists.alioth.debian.org&tag=fixfilepath
> It seems there are less than 10 packages left that have not applied the
> patch.
> Longer-term, it would be nice to be able to fix QFINDTESTDATA to be
> compatible, sure.

>From a couple of "fixes":

-export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS = hardening=+all
+# Disable fixfilepath feature, as it triggers build failures when
+# enabled.
+export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS = hardening=+all reproducible=-fixfilepath

That's not a fix but hiding the dirt under the carpet. You are not
fixing the root issue nor the reproducibility one.

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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