Source: cdbs Version: 0.4.130 Severity: wishlist Tags: patch User: email@example.com Usertags: timestamps X-Debbugs-Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi! The Debian reproducible builds team  recently proposed a new environment variable $SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH to be used by packages to produce reproducible timestamps (for example in documentation) . This environment variable is currently being exported by debhelper from our experimental git repository which we have patched such that packages using dh (debhelper >= 9) in debian/rules become automatically reproducible. The patch to debhelper does not affect packages which use cdbs as their build system. Therefore I propose the attached patch which makes cdbs export $SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH. A version of cdbs with this patch is currently being used in the reproducible builds git repository and it has been successful at making a package become reproducible. This bug is in addition to this other bug from the reproducible builds team: https://bugs.debian.org/764478 Kind Regards, akira  https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds/About  https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds/TimestampsProposal
diff --git a/1/rules/debhelper.mk.in b/1/rules/debhelper.mk.in index 2aec68d..7be6d72 100644 --- a/1/rules/debhelper.mk.in +++ b/1/rules/debhelper.mk.in @@ -75,6 +75,8 @@ # Completely override argument passing to dh_perl. #### +export SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH = $(shell date -d "$$(dpkg-parsechangelog --count 1 -SDate)" +%s) + #PATH_RULES# ifndef _cdbs_rules_debhelper diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog index be3a7ed..5b10c15 100644 --- a/debian/changelog +++ b/debian/changelog @@ -1,3 +1,10 @@ +cdbs (0.4.130.0~reproducible3) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium + + * Export environment variable $SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH to produce reproducible + output + + -- akira <marival...@gmail.com> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:07:07 +0200 + cdbs (0.4.130.0~reproducible2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium * Remove call of dh_fixmtimes, which is now part of dh_builddeb.
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