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Re: Rant about Debian reproducibility environment




Paride Legovini <pl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 |On 2018-03-01 18:17, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |> But last week Paride committed "fixes"[1] after having been
 |> prodded by some third party, and indeed, now S-nail is
 |> reproducible on all Debian test boxes.  The fix was to set the
 |> built-in identification for the OS build environment to all
 |> "Debian", i.e.>
 |>   OS=debian OSENV=debian OSFULLSPEC=debian
 |
 |I don't have very much to add to what people that are more knowledgeable
 |than me about reproducibility issues (and Debian in general) already said.
 |
 |While I've got hinted to look at those three variables in order to make
 |the package reproducible, the decision to generically set all three of
 |them to "debian" was mine. This can probably be made more specific
 |without breaking the reproducibility, but adding uname(2) information is
 |probably the right thing to do.

v14.9.8 added this, too.

 |Suggestions on how to improve the package (well, any of the packages I
 |maintain) are always welcome.

I hope you do not have too much trouble with it.
Ciao,

--steffen
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