Android desugaring and reproducible builds
hans at guardianproject.info
Tue Aug 10 12:36:55 UTC 2021
This is the only documentation of that issue that I know about:
Is this maybe related?
Marcus Hoffmann via rb-general:
> I was wondering if anyone got experience with reproducible builds for Android
> apps that use the desugaring technique.
> We are forced to turn this on for our app as we need to use a library that makes
> use of the "new" java 8 time APIs but as soon as we do that the resulting apks
> more or less change completely from build to build:
> A sample of apks and diff output can be found in this diffoscope issue:
> And yet I've not found anything online or in googles issue tracker that talks
> about the desugarer being incompatible with reproducible builds. Which I'd hoped
> would be something someone else noticed if this was a general problem.
> Anyone got any ideas here?
>  https://developer.android.com/studio/write/java8-support-table
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