Finding merged /usr bugs through reproducible builds?
bunk at stusta.de
Sun Nov 6 19:38:24 UTC 2016
could you change the reproducible builds to find bugs like #843433,
ideally with a rebuild of everything that is currently building
If one of the builds would use merged /usr and the other would not,
then bugs like #843433 should show up as difference in the build.
BTW: #843433 might not be found this way due to systemd not building
reproducible, but similar bugs in many other packages could be
found this way.
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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