On 2016-07-27, Ceridwen wrote: > For most of the variations I've done so far, I've been either > depending on external utilities or had POSIX-compliant ways to execute > them. The rest of the variations pose more problems. ... > 5. kernel: While `uname` is in the POSIX standard, mechanisms for > altering its output aren't. `setarch`, what prebuilder uses and what > reprotest uses at the moment, is Linux-specific. > - What methods of changing `uname` will work on other OSes?
Using "setarch uname26" on non-x86 architectures may cause issues with recent versions of glibc, too: https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20151130/004040.html https://bugs.debian.org/806911 https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2015-12/msg00028.html So it certainly should be optional, at best. live well, vagrant
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