Weekly report #203


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Published: Mar 20, 2019.

Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday March 10 and Saturday March 16 2019:

Don’t forget that Reproducible Builds is part of May/August 2019 round of Outreachy which offers paid internships to work on free software. Internships are open to applicants around the world and are paid a stipend for the three month internship with an additional travel stipend to attend conferences. So far, we received more than ten initial requests from candidates and the closing date for applicants is April 2nd. More information is available on the application page.

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

strip-nondeterminism

strip-nondeterminism is our tool that post-processes files to remove known non-deterministic output. This week, Chris Lamb:

Test framework development

We operate a comprehensive Jenkins-based testing framework that powers tests.reproducible-builds.org. This week, the following changes were made:

  • Alexander Couzens (OpenWrt support):
    • Correct the arguments for the reproducible_openwrt_package_parser script. []
    • Copy over Package-* files when building. []
    • Fix the Packages.manifest parser. [] []
  • Mattia Rizzolo:

This week’s edition was written by Arnout Engelen, Bernhard M. Wiedemann, Chris Lamb, Holger Levsen & reviewed by a bunch of Reproducible Builds folks on IRC & the mailing lists.

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