[Reproducible-builds] Berkeley DB cause libzhuyin not build reproducibly

ChangZhuo Chen (陳昌倬) czchen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 16:46:46 UTC 2015

On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 05:37:09PM +0100, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi,
> thanks for contacting us!
> On Dienstag, 3. März 2015, ChangZhuo Chen (陳昌倬) wrote:
> > The package libzhuyin [0] does not build reproducibly in libzhuyin-data.
> > As upstream point out [1], it is caused by Berkeley DB data file in
> > libzhuyin-data. Is anyone has experience in handling reproducible
> > Berkeley DB data file?
> However sadly we don't have experience with reproducible berkeley db data 
> files yet. libzhuyin also seems to be the first package showing such a 
> problem, maybe as a first step we should record this as a dedicated issue on 
> https://reproducible.debian.net/index_issues.html ?
> Currently I would lean towards calling the issue 
> "berkeley_db_variation_requiring_further_investigation" - how does that sound?

The name looks good for me. Please help to update to

Also, the libpinyin [0] also has the same problem. I think we can check
for the same issue on package which is not reproducibly and depending on

[0] https://reproducible.debian.net/rb-pkg/sid/amd64/libpinyin.html

ChangZhuo Chen (陳昌倬) <czchen at gmail.com>
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