[rb-general] [Libosinfo] [PATCH osinfo-db] Use SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH to make build reproducible
fabiano at fidencio.org
Mon Apr 24 10:00:58 CEST 2017
On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 9:50 AM, Chris Lamb <lamby at debian.org> wrote:
> [Adding rb-general at lists.reproducible-builds.org to CC]
> Hi Fabiano,
>> > using a fixed timestamp when the variable is set
>> > ---
>> > Makefile | 6 +++++-
>> > 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> > diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
>> > index 48d2951..1846f7a 100644
>> > --- a/Makefile
>> > +++ b/Makefile
>> > @@ -1,7 +1,11 @@
>> > VPATH = .
>> > -TODAY = $(shell date +"%Y%m%d")
>> > +ifdef SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH
>> > + TODAY = $(shell date --utc --date="@$(SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH)" +"%Y%m%d")
>> > +else
>> > + TODAY = $(shell date +"%Y%m%d")
>> > +endif
>> > OSINFO_DB_EXPORT = osinfo-db-export
>> > OSINFO_DB_IMPORT = osinfo-db-import
>> > --
>> > 2.11.0
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>> Thanks for the patch. Would you mind adding some notes to the README
>> just to make as explicit as possible that someone who may be
>> interested can generate a build from a specific date using
>> SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH env var (and an example on how to do so)?
> Sure, please just append the following:
> To build libosinfo reproduciblity, you should export
> the SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH environment variable to the
> build system. For example:
> $ export SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH="$(date +%s)"
> $ ./configure [..]
> $ make
>  https://reproducible-builds.org/specs/source-date-epoch/
> It seems more optimal to link to the specification rather than to
> duplicate a lot of the info (eg. should be in integer, etc. etc.)
> in every projects' documentation.
Thanks a lot!
I'll squash it to your patch and push it later Today.
It'll be part of the next release that will be done over the next weekend.
> : :' : Chris Lamb
> `. `'` lamby at debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk
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