Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:45:38 +0200 From: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Reproducible Builds for Fedora 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. cu Ludwig https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/openSUSE:Factory/build-compare -- (o_ Ludwig Nussel //\ V_/_ http://www.suse.de/ SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imendörffer, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
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