[rb-general] Not detecting timestamp in gzip headers of the aspell-* packages

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Sat Aug 4 07:49:38 CEST 2018

Dear Lior,

> I'm working on a bunch of aspell dictionaries I maintain, and for one of
> them I fixed an reproducible builds issue - https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-
> bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=777284
> While fixing it, I wondered why this tests aren't failing for the other
> aspell-* dictionaries, as they all lack the needed flags for gzip.

Can you give a specific, concrete example of a package/version
combination that *should* be marked as unreproducible in our testing
framework but is being incorrectly as reproducible? Sorry that this
part of the request wasn't clearer when we discussed this IRL.


     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby at debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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