[Reproducible-builds] Bug#798557: libapache-dbi-perl: please make the build reproducible

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Thu Sep 10 17:31:39 UTC 2015

On Thu, 10 Sep 2015, at 06:25 PM, Dhole wrote:

> - Make debhelper export POD_MAN_DATE

An abstraction layer violation, surely? Smells really bad to me and sets
a bad precedent for specific-fixes needing to be in a general tool. This
has maintenance issues, as well as being surprising to packagers.

> - Patch podman to honour SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH

Don't see a negative to this. Indeed, it's what this variable was for -
to avoid specific fixes.


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