[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#857803: Bug#857803: shadow: Make the sp_lstchg shadow field reproducible.

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Mon Apr 10 08:36:37 UTC 2017

forwarded 857803 https://github.com/shadow-maint/shadow/pull/71

Hi Serge,

> Right, sudo does but just setuid-root does not.  This env variable
> is for reproducible builds, so can we check ruid==0 and ignore the
> env variable if not?  Or do the build scripts also run as non-root?

Great points. So: as there is no one "build script" (eg. Tails might
do it one way, someone else might do it another way...) and this is
shadow(5) after all, let's play it safe and fallback as you suggested.

PR submitted here:



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