[Reproducible-builds] Bug#781517: tracker.d.o: please don't link ftbfs issues on reproducible.d.n

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Mon Mar 30 14:21:22 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 6:57 PM, Holger Levsen wrote:

> while you thankfully added links to unreproducible packages on
> reproducible.debian.net you've also added links to packages which fail to
> build from source there, as can for example be seen on
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ocaml-faad

This was there since the first edition of the patch.

> (eg half of the 700 ftbfs errors in unstable come from
> https://reproducible.debian.net/issues/unstable/timestamps_from_cpp_macros_issue.html

These seem like FTBFS that should be reported, so the package
maintainers patch out usage of the macros, especially as the plan was
to enable warnings for them by default eventually.

> and there are more, like those caused by #677666 or #780587 or others.

These indeed don't need to be reported.

How can we show FTBFS that do need to be reported but not show FTBFS
that don't need to be reported?



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