[Reproducible-builds] Bug#823917: strip-nondeterminism: strip timestamps from nested zip files

Andrew Ayer agwa at andrewayer.name
Fri Jun 10 04:30:17 UTC 2016

On Tue, 10 May 2016 13:58:21 +0200
Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg at apache.org> wrote:

> I noticed that the bnd package fails to build reproducibly because
> one of the jar files installed (/usr/share/java/bnd-2.4.1.jar)
> contains a nested jar (embedded-repo.jar) that isn't processed by
> dh_strip_nondeterminism. The timestamps in bnd-2.4.1.jar are properly
> replaced, but the ones in embedded-repo.jar still reflect the actual
> build date.
> It would be nice if strip-nondeterminism was able to process the
> nested zip files automatically.

Excellent idea!  I've implemented this in strip-nondeterminism 0.019,
which I'm uploading right now.


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