[rb-general] [PATCH] Support reproducible builds

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sat Nov 25 15:03:19 CET 2017

Hi Eli,

you're well aware, but other on these lists may not...

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 01:10:33PM -0400, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> On 10/30/2017 11:17 AM, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> > Recent development versions of makepkg support reproducible builds
> > through the environment variable SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH. Pass this variable
> > through makechrootpkg to makepkg when available.
> > 
> > Also initialize SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH whenever running archbuild to enforce
> > reproducible builds for repository packages.

thanks to *many people* working together,
https://tests.reproducible-builds.org/archlinux/ since yesterday has
meaningful results for Arch Linux! \o/

The setup is still very rough and incomplete, but clearly shows that
reproducible builds are possible on Arch Linux today (using pacman build
from git).

More to come!

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