Two questions about build-path reproducibility in Debian

James Addison jay at
Sun Mar 3 21:10:11 UTC 2024

On Wed, 28 Feb 2024 at 12:06, Chris Lamb <chris at> wrote:
> Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> > There are real-world build path issues, and while it is possible to work
> > around them in various ways, I think they are still issues worth fixing
> > to make it easier to debug other issues, although deprioritizing them
> > makes sense, given now normalizes them.
> +1.
> And for this reason, I think we should keep the buildpath-related
> bugs as well. They should all be 'wishlist' priority anyway, and I
> wouldn't like to bet my hat that the usertag metadata is accurate and
> comprehensive enough to blindly close them in the first place. (We
> only really used the usertags to do some rough-and-ready statistics
> on broad issue categories.)

Ok, thank you both.  A number of these bugs are currently recorded at severity
level 'normal'; unless told not to, I'll spend some time to double-check their
details and - assuming all looks OK - will bulk downgrade them to 'wishlist'
severity a week or so from now.

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