[diffoscope] [Reproducible-builds] Support for --ignore-profile flag in diffoscope

Reiner Herrmann reiner at reiner-h.de
Wed May 11 23:33:26 CEST 2016

Hi Satyam,

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 05:49:12PM +0530, Satyam Zode wrote:
> I have started thinking about the solution of this problem and for that, I
> want to know as a diffoscope user, what kind of stuff would you like to
> ignore ? Such as any irrelevant differences which are just making noise and
> useless.

I think some users are interested in ignoring metadata and want to see
only differences in the actual content.
A related bug to this is #814057.

As Mattia already mentioned on IRC, being able to ignore specific
sections in .buildinfo files would also be nice.

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