Source: supercat
Version: 0.5.5-4
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch
User: reproducible-builds@lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: timestamps
X-Debbugs-Cc: reproducible-builds@lists.alioth.debian.org

Hi,

While working on the "reproducible builds" effort [1], we have noticed
that supercat could not be built reproducibly.

The attached patch removes timestamps from the build system. Once
applied, supercat can be built reproducibly in our current experimental
framework.

 [1]: https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds


Regards,

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diff -urNad supercat.orig/supercat-0.5.5/debian/rules 
supercat/supercat-0.5.5/debian/rules
--- supercat.orig/supercat-0.5.5/debian/rules   2015-02-07 19:14:58.000485921 
+0000
+++ supercat/supercat-0.5.5/debian/rules        2015-02-07 19:16:54.969731234 
+0000
@@ -79,13 +79,13 @@
        $(INSTALL_FILE) -m 644 ChangeLog 
$(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/doc/$(PACKAGE_NAME)/changelog
        $(INSTALL_FILE) -m 644 debian/changelog 
$(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/doc/$(PACKAGE_NAME)/changelog.Debian
        for i in $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/doc/$(PACKAGE_NAME)/changelog*;do \
-               gzip -9v $$i; \
+               gzip -9nv $$i; \
        done;
        $(INSTALL_FILE) -m 644 debian/copyright 
$(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/doc/$(PACKAGE_NAME)/copyright
        $(INSTALL_DIR) $(PACKAGE_DIR)/etc/$(PACKAGE_NAME)
        $(INSTALL_DIR) $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/man/man1
        $(INSTALL_FILE) -m 644 doc/spc.1 $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/man/man1
-       gzip -9v $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/man/*/*
+       gzip -9nv $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/share/man/*/*
 # Strip binaries (including hack by policy wonks)
 ifeq (,$(findstring nostrip,$(DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS)))
        strip -R.note -R.comment $(PACKAGE_DIR)/usr/bin/*
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