Bug #759

Don't use timestamped gzip for reproducible builds

Added by Bas about 6 years ago. Updated almost 6 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2015-08-24
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Remko% Done:


Target version:Candidate for next bugfix release
Affected version:5.1.x Platform:Linux


In the effort to support reproducible builds the attached patch is included in the gmt Debian package to not use timestamped gzip (using gzip -n) as documented in related lintian tag & Reproducible Builds documentation.

dont-use-timestamped-gzip.patch Magnifier (550 Bytes) Bas, 2015-08-24 10:00


#1 Updated by Paul about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee set to Remko

Seems reasonable, checking with Remko.

#2 Updated by Remko about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved

Fixed in r14772.
Bedankt Bas.

#3 Updated by Paul almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

Closed as fixed.

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