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Make build reproducible #485

jelly opened this issue Dec 7, 2019 · 1 comment · May be fixed by #487

Make build reproducible #485

jelly opened this issue Dec 7, 2019 · 1 comment · May be fixed by #487


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@jelly jelly commented Dec 7, 2019

The current libcec cannot be built twice on different machines since it records the buildtime in the binary. A solution is to honour SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH which is described on the reproducible builds website

bmwiedemann added a commit to bmwiedemann/libcec that referenced this issue Dec 17, 2019
to be more portable
and to allow for reproducible builds

See for why this matters.

Also consistently use ISO 8601 date format to be understood everywhere.

Fixes Pulse-Eight#485
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@bmwiedemann bmwiedemann commented Dec 17, 2019

in openSUSE we workaround it with

but since it is cmake, one can use the TIMESTAMP macro to be more portable and provide reproducible builds at the same time. See #487 for that.

There are also build user, host and kernel version.

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