[Reproducible-builds] automated diffoscope for parallel build bugs

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Fri Aug 19 12:30:25 UTC 2016

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 01:10:53PM +0100, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Only from me asking:
>  | So, just to be 100% clear, simply varying DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="parallel=X"
>  | would not have discovered this gedit bug? 
> Where — in context — varying meant 17 vs. 18 instead of 1 vs. 18.

it wasn't clear to me that the resulting gedit package would be
reproducible. in fact, gedit with non parallel build currently still
aint reproducible on i386+armhf, maybe thats why.
> (Besides, we've seen enough strange packages to think that anything is
> possible…)

right. "so rare that's it's hardly worth testing and adding complexity…"

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