[arch-dev-public] Rebuilding old packages (2016)

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sun Nov 11 11:13:01 UTC 2018

On 11/10/18 at 08:15pm, Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On 11/9/18 5:29 PM, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> > On 11/09/18 at 10:54pm, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> There are rebuilds ongoing for packages build before 2017-01-01, this
> >> *should* add PIE and the newer BUILDINFO format to these old packages.
> >> And uncovers some build failures, which should be fixed and I will make
> >> a todolist for.
> > 
> > Fake news, we are rebuilding everything before 2017-08-01!
> We more or less need to rebuild everything since 2018-09-11 because svn
> propsets aren't reproducible no matter what BUILDINFO format you use. :p

Sure, but we do things in batches. My current goal is first see how far
we can come with PIE. When we really have something official for
reproducing our packages, we should indeed fix those packages.

Jelle van der Waa
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