Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:07:55 +0200 From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Reproducible Builds for Fedora On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:45:38AM +0200, Ludwig Nussel wrote: > Dhiru Kholia wrote: >> I have been working on having Reproducible Builds in Fedora for some >> time. >> >> At this point, I think I have something demoable. Ensuring Reproducible >> Builds is a big task and I want your feedback, ideas, code and support. > > In openSUSE we have reproducible binaries to a certain extend. That > project was started some years ago with different (non-security) > intentions. Since the build service rebuilds packages automatically > if any depending package changes, a way was needed to avoid publishing new > rpms if the build result result didn't actually change. So there are > now some scripts that automatically run at the of a new build and > determine with some heuristics whether the new rpms match the old > rpms¹. You can see the output of that script in every build log in > openSUSE:Factory. There are similar efforts for Debian: https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds Cheers, Moritz
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