packages that FTBFS twice in a row ...

Paul Wise pabs at
Thu Dec 21 06:01:28 UTC 2017

On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 12:14 PM, Andreas Beckmann wrote:

> How could we check for these bugs?

I guess the archive-wide rebuilds should be the location for this.

IIRC Lucas used to do semi-regular testing of this.

> I think the interesting failures to look for ...

I'd suggest testing all of the points eventually though.

> Given proper pbuilder support (deliver build result from the first build
> even if 4. debian/rules clean failed), testing for 4.a) should be
> trivially possible to do for reproducible builds with only marginal
> computation time requirements.

The other thread has a response to this:

> Does the reproducible build effort currently test for reproducibility of
> source packages?

It is focussed on binary packages.


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