Bug#844431: Revised patch: seeking seconds

Adrian Bunk bunk at debian.org
Tue Aug 15 17:54:01 UTC 2017

On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 11:23:14AM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> - for now, we only require reproducibility when the set of environment
>   variable values set is exactly the same
>   This is because
>   - the reproducible builds team aren't yet totally clear on the
>     variables that they think may be allowed to vary
>   - we should wait until .buildinfo is properly documented in policy,
>     and then we can refer to that file

I would expect the reproducible builds team to not submit any bugs 
regarding varied environment variables as long as as the official
definition of reproducibility in policy states that this is not
required for a package to be reproducible.

> Sean Whitton



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