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Re: make modular X11 the default on NetBSD

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 02:16:20PM -0400, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger
> <> wrote:
> >
> > That's fine for someone who knows exactly what he is doing and how to
> > fix things when they go wrong. The behavior we have right now makes at
> > least sure that "delete all pcackages and re-install them from ftp.n.o"
> > has an almost 100% chance of giving you a consistent build.
> But it also means that binary packages are non-deterministic, even if
> they come from the same server.  The version identifier in the package
> does not guarantee that it is the same as somebody else's, which is
> bad for reproducibility and debugging.

Sure, but nothing in this thread changes that.


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