Merry Christmas! Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday December 24 and Saturday December 30 2017:

Media coverage

Reproducible builds were mentioned in several 34C3 talks:

Development and fixes in key packages

  • Chris Lamb opened and fixed #885327 in Lintian to warn about packages that ship (non-reproducible) .doctree files»

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

Reviews of unreproducible packages

12 package reviews have been added, 23 have been updated and 45 have been removed in this week, adding to our knowledge about identified issues.

diffoscope development

Versions 89 and 90 were uploaded to unstable by Mattia Rizzolo. They included contributions already covered by posts of the previous weeks as well as new ones from: development


This week’s edition was written by Bernhard M. Wiedemann, Chris Lamb and Jelle van der Waa & reviewed by a bunch of Reproducible Builds folks on IRC & the mailing lists.