[Reproducible-builds] Repro Build report I do not understand

Jérémy Bobbio lunar at debian.org
Fri Nov 6 22:44:12 UTC 2015

Dirk Eddelbuettel:
> One of my packages which still didn't build reproduciby is littler -- for
> which I am upstream. I rewrote the build process, and even though it produces
> a small binary (which embeds R for use in #! scripts etc) it now ships as an
> R package on CRAN.  Which all build reproducibly.
> Yet I have this:
>    https://reproducible.debian.net/rb-pkg/unstable/amd64/littler.html
> And I don't understand the 'dbgsym' part.  What turns that on? How can I turn
> it off?

You might want to read the latest status update to learn about them:

But they are not the source of reproducibility, just a symptom.

From the quick look I had, it seems symbols are sorted in a different
order depending on the locale:
(It's my guess because both are sorted by the second build has lowercase
'a' grouped together with uppercase 'A'.)

The symbols match the ones in

Hope that helps,
Lunar                                .''`. 
lunar at debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
                                    `. `'` 
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 819 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/attachments/20151106/66cfc418/attachment.sig>

More information about the Reproducible-builds mailing list