[rb-general] openSUSE reproducibility (Re: Core Debian reproducibility: how close?

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Apr 29 15:17:46 CEST 2019

Hi Bernhard,

thanks for this verbose reply, it was very insightful to learn that
OpenSUSE also suffers from being (ninety-x percent) reproducible in
theory, but not yet in practice.

(& sorry for the delay in replying..!)

On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 04:06:16PM +0100, Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:
> Without these macros, mtimes of files are not normalized. This is
> because that had some negative effects on python .pyc files.
> Build Date and Build Host rpm headers would be less risky to normalize,
> but some people still like to have these and also there is no advantage
> in normalizing them as long as mtimes vary.

are there any plans to fix this and enable those macros? (eg a bug where
you track this.)


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