Two questions about build-path reproducibility in Debian

Holger Levsen holger at
Mon Apr 8 08:42:01 UTC 2024

On Tue, Mar 12, 2024 at 08:45:03AM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> >> Note: I confused myself when writing this; in fact Salsa-CI reprotest _does_
> >> continue to test build-path variance, at least until we decide otherwise.
> > this is in fact a bug and should be fixed with the next reprotest release.
> That is not a reprotest bug, but an infrastructure issue for the
> debian-specific salsa-ci configuration. Reprotest is not a
> debian-specific tool.

> Reprotest should continue to vary build paths by default; reprotest
> historically and currently defaults to enabling all variations and
> making an exception does not seem worth the opinionated change of
> behavior. By design, reprotest is easy to configure which variations to
> enable and disable as needed.

agreed for the upstream release. for reprotest in Debian I'm still
not so sure. (and for reprotest running as part of salsaci I do think
the default should be not to vary path.)


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