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Turn on reproducible PEX builds, e.g. for `./pants binary` command #7734
Pex 1.6.7 added support for reproducible Pex builds (pantsbuild/pex#716), meaning that the output of
In Pex 1.7.0, Pex will default to this reproducible behavior. Originally we were going to wait for that to land to avoid making any changes to Pex. However, a user has a strong desire for reproducible PEX builds so we are turning on the behavior earlier.
Note that we do not introduce any flags to turn off reproducible builds, because we expect that all users will want this behavior. If we get feedback that users do not, e.g. that they want to include
We do a weekly dev release, usually on Friday or Monday. Once that happens, if you are using the
To get notified when the release happens, you can join the google group here https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pants-devel.