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Re: final steps for reproduceable builds.

On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 02:38:44PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
> >> There is no obvious reason to do non-deterministic by default.
> >
> > The fact that you can't see the value of build informations in the boot
> > blocks version printed, and in the kernel's uname output doesn't mean it
> > doesn't have value.  It's hightly valuable, especially for us debugging
> > user's kernel issues.
> That has nothing whatsoever to do with ar generated .a
> libraries. We're talking about libraries. Please confine your
> comments to that.

Christos's mail was:
> my last commit. Anyway, this build option should control all things that
> make builds deterministic, not just "ar" related.

and I was replying to this part.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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