[Reproducible-builds] How to help out sorting logs?

Jérémy Bobbio lunar at debian.org
Wed Feb 19 11:41:06 UTC 2014

Stéphane Glondu:
> Le 15/02/2014 00:42, Jérémy Bobbio a écrit :
> > Picking a random package and trying to understand why it's not
> > reproducible usually takes me around 3 to 30 minutes. It's sometimes a
> > relaxing pause. Try it! ;)
> Did something change in the toolchain (including the patched one)
> between the rebuild and now? For some packages (e.g. the archipel-*
> ones), the non-reproducibility is not reproducible :-) I get identical
> debs when I build them twice. For archipel-agent-action-scheduler
> specifically, I tried to rebuild it five times, and I always get the
> same deb... (and its sha1sum matches none of those in the diffp log)

I don't believe something has changed but it might be a change in the
dependencies between the first and the second build.

Unfortunately, I've only kept the diffp output of the Amazon batch and
not the actual logs. That was a mistake, sorry.

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