Bug 223660 - print/a2ps: port not reproducible
Summary: print/a2ps: port not reproducible
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: Dirk Meyer
URL:
Keywords:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2017-11-14 04:08 UTC by ksraman.91
Modified: 2017-11-14 07:20 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
dinoex: maintainer-feedback+


Attachments
patch for reproducibility (624 bytes, patch)
2017-11-14 04:43 UTC, ksraman.91
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Description ksraman.91 2017-11-14 04:08:26 UTC
The print/a2ps port is not reproducible. As part of reproducible-builds effort, the port should be reproducible and should not depend on build environment. The README template file has @date@ which depends on current system date and makes the build not reproducible. Please see the below url to know more about reproducible-builds project.
https://reproducible-builds.org/
Comment 1 ksraman.91 2017-11-14 04:43:06 UTC
Created attachment 187986 [details]
patch for reproducibility
Comment 2 Dirk Meyer freebsd_committer 2017-11-14 07:15:53 UTC
Thanks, I will commit a slighty modifed patch.
Comment 3 commit-hook freebsd_committer 2017-11-14 07:19:18 UTC
A commit references this bug:

Author: dinoex
Date: Tue Nov 14 07:19:10 UTC 2017
New revision: 454166
URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/ports/454166

Log:
  - make file reproducible
  PR:		223660
  Submitted by:	ksraman.91

Changes:
  head/print/a2ps/files/patch-etc-README.in