Notes for blasr - reproducible builds result

Version annotated: 5.3-2
Identified issues:
Identifier: captures_build_path_via_assert
Description Absolute paths to source file names are embedded through assert(), which
embeds the value of the __FILE__ macro in the .data section, or via
filenames in debug symbols, which shows in the .text and .debug_str sections.
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We have a pending patch to GCC to fix this in one central place.
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https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2016-11/msg00182.html
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If/when this is accepted, this issue should be fixed for all packages and
you should not need to fix it specifically in your package.
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For more background information see:
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• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160822/006788.html
• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160905/006984.html
• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160912/007076.html
 

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