Bastian Blank: > On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:46:45AM +0100, Jérémy Bobbio wrote: > > The first patch adds call to `dh_strip_nondeterminism` and > > `dh_fixmtimes`, both being part of the custom toolchain currently used > > for reproducible builds. Hence not tagging the bug with “patch” until > > they are integrated in debhelper. > > Why does this need new tool instead of being integrated into the > existing ones?
I am not sure which ones you specifically have in mind, but the whole project is still at the experimental stage. We try to work in unintrusive ways. > > The second patch changes the value of KBUILD_BUILD_TIMESTAMP to a > > timestamp parseable by `date`. > > Well, no. The string is this way for a reason. Would a patch against `scripts/gen_initramfs_list.sh` to make it parse Debian's KBUILD_BUILD_TIMESTAMP be acceptable then? Any other suggestions? > > An unclear aspect is where to add a call to `dh_genbuildinfo` which > > generates the .buildinfo . It should be called after all binary > > packages have been created. > > Not possible, dh_* acts on single binary packages. Mh… I'm not sure we had realized that. It makes a case to move the generation of the .buildinfo closer to dpkg-genchanges. > > * linux-source: mtimes of many files differ. Would it be ok to just > > create the tarball with a single timestamp (`tar --mtime=`)? > > Looks like a way. Good. :) I will experiment with this approach and probably add another patch to this bug report. -- Lunar .''`. lu...@debian.org : :Ⓐ : # apt-get install anarchism `. `'` `-
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