Bug#908365: Package fails to build reproducibly

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Sep 13 21:36:04 BST 2018

Am 13.09.18 um 09:51 schrieb Chris Lamb:
> Hi Vagrant,
>> Is it plausible to strip the embedded build directory information out of
>> the test binaries with the binaries shipped in the package

Just curious: which tool would you use for such a case?

> But why not hardcode said path to "/usr/lib/systemd/tests/testdata" as
> now but then temporarily override this during the build-time tests? I
> believe this was suggested — although perhaps a little too clumsy —
> earlier in this thread/bug#.
> (That will mean they Just Work in autopkgtests and for users.)

Thanky you all for your input. I think we found a solution upstream
which works reasonably nice, so I've cherry-picked those changes and
they seem to be sufficient to make the the build reproducible.
At least the results at
look promising.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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