[arch-dev-public] Reproducible Builds July Update

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Fri Jul 10 19:13:13 UTC 2020

On 09/07/2020 23:00, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> Hi All,
> A lot of work has been put into getting Arch packages 100% reproducible,
> the [community] repository has been added to the rebuilderd instance on
> reproducible.archlinux.org. As of now [community] is 60% reproducible
> and packages with file ordering issues have been rebuild and are about
> to be moved to [community] which will hopefully increase the
> reproducible package percentage!
> Archweb now imports the rebuilderd status into it's database so, you are
> now able to your reproducible package issues. [1]
> In your Archweb profile, it's possible to get an email notifications
> when packages change from reproducible to unreproducible. [2]
> As of now, the software which rebuilds our packages store no logs/diffs
> of the unreproducible packages. To get a diff:
> 1) Retrieve the package
> 2) run "repro -d $pkg"
> Or when a package is freshly build:
> $ repro -ndf $pkg
> To rebuild the newly build package.
> For some package groups there are "structural" issues such as KDE
> packages, packages with JAR files and Haskell packages see the wiki for
> those issues. [3]
> For Haskell packages, a filesystem/perl bug has to resolved. [4]

Forgot to link the filesystem/perl bug, it's

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