distro-info-data and SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH (was: Sphinx: localisation changes / reproducibility)

Vagrant Cascadian vagrant at reproducible-builds.org
Fri Apr 14 19:24:52 UTC 2023

On 2023-04-14, Holger Levsen wrote:
> i'm wondering whether distro-info should respect SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH: 
> src:developers-reference builds different content based on the build
> date, due to using distro-info and distro-info knows that in 398 days
>  trixie will be released :))) 
> see  https://tests.reproducible-builds.org/debian/rb-pkg/bookworm/arm64/diffoscope-results/developers-reference.html
> (src:developers-reference is "my" package using sphinx.)

This also recently came up for extrepo-data:


Porbably should file a bug on distro-info and then mark as affecting
extrepo-data and developers-reference, and any other relevent
packages. Maybe also we should create an issue for it in

live well,
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