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Re: binNMU or reproducible builds (choose only one)

On 17 September 2015 at 22:29, Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:
> +++ Santiago Vila [2015-09-17 22:53 +0200]:
>> [ Dropping cc and moving to devel only ].
>> Well, from the point of view of build-reproducibility, what is broken is the
>> whole binNMU idea.
> It also causes a lot of trouble for multiarch. To be co-installable
> libraries need to have exactly the same version. As soon as you binNMU
> one its version doesn't match so it becomes uninstallable alongside
> another arch.
> This is tracked here:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=758616
> It would become moot if we always had sourceful uploads.

In Ubuntu, there is no binNMU implementation server side, and we do
source uploads only, and it's actually not that huge of a pain.
As a side effect, multiarch libraries are more co-installable in Ubuntu.



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