[rb-general] reproducible anything

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Thu Oct 11 14:56:43 CEST 2018

On Tue, Oct 09, 2018 at 11:24:56PM +0100, Richard Purdie wrote:
> FWIW in the Yocto Project we now have reproducible builds for arbitrary
> paths and build users. This is only tested with our core-image-sato
> level which is an X based graphical image but means our core system
> components are reproducible and means we have a solid base further
> improvements can be made from.

wow, very nice, thanks for sharing this! (I've added this paragraph to
the next issue of our weekly blog.)

Are the test results available on the public web?

> We did run into an issue recently where every architecture except IA
> had debug symbols with build path leakage. This was coming from glibc
> and we ended up having to patch glibc to work around the issue:
> http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi/poky/commit/?id=cd158dd197a3a41a91679107a94c6f213476921c
> Obviously work like this needs to be discussed with upstream but is of
> benefit to anyone else aiming for build path independence.

did you start this discussion with upstream yet?


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