[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: do not save fflags when creating packages

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 8 02:34:52 UTC 2019

On 8/10/19 7:18 am, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> This breaks reproducible builds due to encoding information specific to
> the filesystem which was used to build the package, information which we
> are never interested in for packaging purposes anyway.
> It also means that attempting to extract a package file as root (or
> fakeroot) might result in angry warnings being printed to the console by
> bsdtar, followed by a non-zero exit code, unless the user remembers to
> use --no-fflags during extraction. This is unpleasant UI, even if pacman
> itself won't care about these.

What warnings?   How would I replicate those warnings?  I am currently
not seeing any...


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