[Pkg-pascal-devel] [Core] fpc and reproducible builds
elbrus at debian.org
Sat Nov 14 19:43:42 UTC 2015
On 02-11-15 17:31, Sven Barth wrote:
>>> P.s. I am working on getting ppudump functionality into diffoscope, the
>>> tool used by the reproducibility project to view differences.
>> I was not aware of such tool, will have a look at it.
> Just in case: from 3.0.0 on (or already 2.7.1 if you provide such
> packages) ppudump supports output as XML or JSON using command line
> parameters -Fx or -Fj respectively.
Just so you know, diffoscope has been released with ppu support now
built in. However, apparently ppudump (2.6.4) gives output in the local
timezone, but doesn't honor the TZ environment variable. For diffoscope
they now work around it by setting the TZDIR to a non-existent directory
as ppudump looks there. Does this already work better in 3.0.0? If not,
is it possible (should I file a wishlist bug) to force the output to UTC
and/or honor the timezone variable and/or output the timezone offset in
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