[rb-general] advice on stashing compiler options in a binary

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Thu Mar 21 18:21:00 CET 2019


"Chris Lamb" <lamby at debian.org> skribis:

>> I recently realized this leads to a paradox with the -fdebug-prefix-map
>> option, since the original build directory is recorded in the stashed
>> compiler options.
> Indeed. I have so far failed to come up with any kind of cleaner
> solution when fixing packages affected with this "meta"
> reproducibility issue beyond stripping them out with a regular
> expression.

I’d argue that stripping those recorded configure flags is a reasonable
thing to do since, by definition, we know how to reproduce this build,
so we know how to get those configure flags and more should we need them.


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