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Reproducible Builds: Weekly report #100

Published: Mar 28, 2017.

Welcome to the 100th issue of this weekly news! We hope you have been enjoying our posts and would love to receive some feedback via our mailing list!

Anyway, here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday March 19 and Saturday March 25 2017:

Reproducible Builds Hackathon Hamburg 2017

The Reproducible Builds Hamburg Hackathon 2017 (or RB-HH-2017 for short) is a 3-day hacking event taking place May 5th-7th in the CCC Hamburg Hackerspace inside Frappant, as collective art space located within a historical monument in Hamburg, Germany. The event is open to everyone and we still have some free seats. If you wish to attend, please register your interest as soon as possible.

Media coverage

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

Chris Lamb:

Reviews of unreproducible packages

30 package reviews have been added, 13 have been updated and 2 have been removed in this week, adding to our knowledge about identified issues.

Weekly QA work

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

  • Chris Lamb (2)

diffoscope development development


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

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