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“Reproducible builds for Debian: a big step forward”:
qubes-os.org/news/2021/10/08/r

A nice article by a hacker on what it takes to rebuild old packages (it’s more work than ‘guix time-machine’!), reliance on snapshot.debian.org, how its limitations were overcome, and more.

@civodul i like how google's blaze (and derived) systems have been working on reproducible builds solely because it makes it easier for them to compile their bloated huge codebases :blobcatlaugh:

@civodul FTA: "All of this is possible thanks to several servers, home-hosted by the author, that intensively build packages non-stop for more than a month."

Should Debian pick up this bill?

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