[owncloud-devel] owncloud-client is has now reproducible build on debian

Klaas Freitag freitag at owncloud.com
Tue Aug 25 13:11:20 GMT 2015

On 25.08.2015 10:42, Hefee wrote:
Hi Sandro,

> At DebConf I sit down with the guys that push the emforcement of reproducible 
> builds and fixed the last issues for owncloud-client [0]. Reproducible build 
> means that you are able to recompile and the outcome is bit by bit the same. 
> With that you know, that the build is really made from the source.

That is great news, thanks for working on that!

> I added a patch [1] and need to run optipng on all images before it was 
> reproducible. The patch is not needed anymore if gcc is patched properly but I 
> wanted you inform about that success and maybe other want to ship a 
> reproducible owncloud-client.

About patch [1]: Wouldn't it have been enough to remove the date and
time reference from the string, rather than returning an empty string?

This git sha info has turned out to be useful when debugging...




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