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Reproducible Builds: Weekly report #118

Published: Aug 1, 2017.

Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday July 23 and Saturday July 29 2017:

Toolchain development and fixes

  • Chris Lamb sent an experimental patch to apt to make the output of apt-ftparchive reproducible. Thanks to David Kalnischkies for reworking the result. (#869557)

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

Reviews of unreproducible packages

4 package reviews have been added, 2 have been updated and 24 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:

  • Aaron M. Ucko (1)
  • Adrian Bunk (35)
  • Helmut Grohne (4)
  • Stefan Tatschner (1)

diffoscope development


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

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