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Chris Lamb chris at
Wed Jul 29 15:00:04 UTC 2020

Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:

> On that topic: did someone test if JS-minifier code is deterministic?
> and is there continuous testing somewhere to verify that published
> non-source minified versions correspond to the respective sources?

I am not aware of anybody consciously and intentionally doing this
across the entire Javascript platform. However, Debian packages
endeavour to rebuild all of their sources, and combining that with
our reproducibility testing framework I have discovered a number of
issues in these minifier-like programs.

For example, here is one I fixed earlier this year in browserify-lite:

… but there remain issues in other tools such as uglifyjs and others.


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