Bug#820148: autopkgtest: please make the build reproducible (environment)

Antonio Terceiro terceiro at debian.org
Tue Apr 5 22:49:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 10:52:23PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Control: tag -1 pending
> Hello Alexis,
> Alexis Bienvenüe [2016-04-05 22:29 +0200]:
> > Depending on the locale (LC_COLLATE I think), [a-z] can include or not
> > capitals, so that in the Makefile, [a-z]* can match SKELETON or not.
> Urgh, thanks for spotting this! I think it's a bit academic as
> reliable Debian build environments should not use random locales but C
> or C.UTF-8, but fixing this is nice anyway.

I guess the point is that if randoms users build the package on their
environment, they should also get binaries that are identical to the
ones in the archive.
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