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Reproducible Builds: Weekly report #150

Published: Mar 13, 2018.

Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday March 4 and Saturday March 10 2018:

diffoscope development

diffoscope is our in-depth and content-aware diff utility that can locate and diagnose reproducibility issues.

Mattia Rizzolo backported version 91 to the Debian backports repository.

In addition, Juliana — our Outreachy intern — continued her work on parallel processing.

Bugs filed

In addition, package reviews have been added, 44 have been updated and 26 have been removed in this week, adding to our knowledge about identified issues.

Lastly, two issue classification types have been added: development

Weekly QA work

During our reproducibility testing, FTBFS bugs have been detected and reported by:

  • Adrian Bunk (49)
  • Antonio Terceiro (1)
  • James Cowgill (1)
  • Ole Streicher (1)


This week’s edition was written by Bernhard M. Wiedemann, Chris Lamb, Holger Levsen, Mattia Rizzolo & reviewed by a bunch of Reproducible Builds folks on IRC & the mailing lists.

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