[pacman-dev] [RFC PATCH] makepkg: extend the .BUILDINFO for enhanced reproducible support

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 18 22:15:16 UTC 2018

On 07/18/2018 06:07 PM, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 19/07/18 02:12, Eli Schwartz wrote:
>> Encode information about the compiler and strip flags used, as these
>> will impact the resulting generated binaries.
>> Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org>
>> ---
> Fairly sure we already rejected this...  The assumption is that a
> distribution is using the default makepkg.conf options unless they are
> explicitly changed in the PKGBUILD.

I don't recall where we rejected this?

Anyway, reproducibility is not just about reproducing packages created
by devtools. It would be nice to be able to reproduce any package. :)

It's also been noted on IRC that we could use it to detect packages
built with an *old* makepkg.conf in devtools chroots.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/attachments/20180718/72943751/attachment.asc>

More information about the pacman-dev mailing list