Bug#993339: Package: reprotest Debian Salsa reprotest fails due to different compile times
chris at talbothome.com
Tue Aug 31 17:53:09 BST 2021
On Tue, 2021-08-31 at 15:19 +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> thanks for your bugreport, but it seems to me that reprotest is not
> but rather producing failure results when rebuilding your package. Is
> correct? If so, it's not a bug in reprotest... :)
It is producing failure results when I am updating the package, i.e. I
have a new version and I update the Debian packaging. It fails the first
time, but it seems that if I rerun reprotest later, it will pass.
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 09:33:26PM -0400, Christopher Talbot wrote:
> > On Mon, 2021-08-30 at 18:00 -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> > > Maybe when the job was first run, SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH was set to a
> > > date
> > > later than the file unpack times (e.g. maybe due to timezone?)...
> > > and
> > > thus wouldn't clamp the timestamps ... that might explain re-
> > > running
> > > the
> > > job later suceeding.
> > >
> > >
> > > live well,
> > > vagrant
> > Unfortunately, I do not know enough about reprotest to know what
> > causes
> > it.
> > On a hunch, I also decided to rerun reprotest, and it worked this
> > time:
> > https://salsa.debian.org/DebianOnMobile-team/vvmd/-/pipelines/283265
> > So it seems to be some sort of time/date dependent bug?
> Vagrant suggested a possible explaination... see above :)
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