[Reproducible-builds] randomness_in_objects_inv

Nikolaus Rath Nikolaus at rath.org
Mon Mar 2 19:17:30 UTC 2015

On Mar 02 2015, Jérémy Bobbio <lunar-8fiUuRrzOP0dnm+yROfE0A at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Nikolaus Rath:
>> Can someone give me more information about how to reproduce this issue?
>> I tried to change the file system order of the sphinx documents, but got
>> identical results: […]
> You could try with the little LD_PRELOAD library that I had found on
> Stack Overflow:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=719845#39
> http://stackoverflow.com/a/8866709
> It will return files from readdir() in reverse order, so if you run it
> twice on the same set of files, you have a strong guarantee that it's
> going to be in a different order in a subsequent build.

Did you read the example in my mail? ls -U shows the files in readdir
order, and for the second build the positions of file1 and file2 were
switched - yet the sphinx output unchanged.

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