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Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources

On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:09:30AM +0200, Christian Seiler wrote:
> [...] downstreams should be able to reproduce Debian images.
> In the short term only in functionality and not bit-by-bit, but I
> would consider reproducible image builds a worthwhile long-term goal
> after fully reproducible package builds throughout the archive have
> been achieved.
fully reproducible images are possible with unreproducible packages,
those two are related+similar but don't depend on each other.

(of course with unreproducible packages in reproducible images you
still need to believe the providers of those unreproducible packages
that they contain what they should contain, but at least the image
can be reproducible…)


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