Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday July 8 and Saturday July 14 2018:

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

diffoscope development

diffoscope is our in-depth “diff-on-steroids” utility which helps us diagnose reproducibility issues in packages. This week, diffoscope version 99 was uploaded to Debian unstable by Mattia Rizzolo. It includes contributions already covered in previous weeks as well as new ones from:

reprotest development

reprotest is our “end-user” tool to build arbitrary software and check it for reproducibility. This week, version 0.7.8 was uploaded to Debian unstable by Mattia Rizzolo. It includes contributions already covered in previous weeks as additional contributions from Mattia, including:

Misc.

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