[rb-general] "Reproducible Builds - aiming for bullseye" comments and a purpose

jathan jathanblackred at gmail.com
Sat Jul 27 16:40:58 UTC 2019

On 23/07/2019 14:04, Chris Lamb wrote:
> [Adding rb-general at lists.reproducible-builds.org to CC for visibility and quoting in full]
> Holger Levsen wrote:
>>> Today I attended the talk "Reproducible Builds - aiming for bullseye" at
>>> DebConf19 and I want to share some comments since some things I consider
>>> we are missing to have more contributors. I think it is very important
>>> to share every year the current status of the Reproducible Builds
>>> Project inside Debian, but besides giving new information about what
>>> have been done, we should do another kind of presentations more focused
>>> to technical introductions to everyone, since at every DebConf we have
>>> people that being new, Debian Maintainers or Developers, they ask
>>> questions that could not be answered with the necessary depth of details
>>> and the complexity of what is taking place in RB is really huge, 
>>> Regarding to this, I purpose we prepare training sessions about
>>> Reproducible Builds for every MiniDebConf or DebConf in a way that could
>>> be easy for anyone to understand and get involved, like to do a
>>> demonstration how to put in practice the "Reproducible Builds How to"
>>> https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds/Howto showing all the
>>> necessary steps, how to identify the problems, possible solutions and
>>> patching. I would propose myself to do these trainings, but I still find
>>> it very difficult and my technical knowledge is not enough. It would be
>>> good if Holger, lamby, Vagrant or any other member of the team with the
>>> experience and confidence they already have, could do this kind of
>>> sessions. 
>> indeed.
>> however, at least right now, i'm out of capacity as there are several
>> other areas which I need to work on  [..]
> (I added rb-general to the CC as your ideas need not necessarily be
> limited to just Debian — many of issues that would be brought up would
> almost inevitably be more general than that, especially ones at such
> starter training sessions.)
> Anyway, I find myself in a similar place to Holger; I would lack the
> bandwidth to make this one of my top priorities within Reproducible
> Builds at the moment. However, I would be extremely keen, able and
> willing to review others' efforts on this...
> Indeed Jathan, it seems like you have a lot of enthusiasm around this
> idea and it would be a great way to contribute to the Project. Could
> you ever imagine yourself spearheading this?
> Best wishes,
Hi lamby,

Thank you very much for adding this content to the rb-general mailing
list and for telling me about the importance of being a topic more in
general :) Yes I am very enthusiastic about the possibilities and I will
be doing efforts to spread training sessions for Reproducible Builds,


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