[Reproducible-builds] Bug#830259: bsdmainutils: lorder orders symbols differently depending on locale

Reiner Herrmann reiner at reiner-h.de
Thu Jul 7 17:07:35 UTC 2016

Source: bsdmainutils
Version: 9.0.10
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch upstream
User: reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: locale toolchain
X-Debbugs-Cc: reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org


While working on the "reproducible builds" effort [1], we have noticed
that 'lorder' from bsdmainutils orders symbols differently depending on
the used locale.

The attached patch uses the C locale for sorting/joining the symbols to
allow reproducible builds of packages using lorder.


[1]: https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds
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