Here's what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday April 30 and Saturday May 6 2017:

Past and upcoming events

Between May 5th-7th the Reproducible Builds Hackathon 2017 took place in Hamburg, Germany.

On May 6th Mattia Rizzolo gave a talk on Reproducible Builds at DUCC-IT 17 in Vicenza, Italy.

On May 13th Chris Lamb will give a talk on Reproducible Builds at OSCAL 2017 in Tirana, Albania.

Media coverage

Toolchain development and fixes

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

Chris Lamb:

Reviews of unreproducible packages

93 package reviews have been added, 12 have been updated and 98 have been removed in this week, adding to our knowledge about identified issues.

The following issues have been added:

2 issue types have been updated:

The following issues have been removed:

Weekly QA work

During our reproducibility testing, FTBFS bugs have been detected and reported by:

  • Chris Lamb (3)

diffoscope development

strip-nondeterminism development


This week's edition was written by Chris Lamb, Holger Levsen and Ximin Luo & reviewed by a bunch of Reproducible Builds folks on IRC & the mailing lists.