Re: Rant about Debian reproducibility environment
- Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:37:12 +0100
- From: Steffen Nurpmeso <steffen@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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" 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.
|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)