Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:12:15 +0530 From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Reproducible Builds for Fedora On 09/25/13 at 11:45am, 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. > > https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/openSUSE:Factory/build-compare These scripts look great. Thanks Ludwig! Hopefully, we can re-use them in Fedora. -- Dhiru
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