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Re: On commit access, patch review, and remaining healthy

From: Giovanni Biscuolo
Subject: Re: On commit access, patch review, and remaining healthy
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 16:21:35 +0200

Hi Maxime

Maxime Devos <> writes:

> Giovanni Biscuolo schreef op ma 13-06-2022 om 11:34 [+0200]:
>> Maxime I have a question for you please: do you really think that in
>> the NixOS community
> Going by the Java example, yes, at least for some of the NixOS
> community.  I've also seen this interpretation of reproducibility in
> Clojure (there was some question on building things from source and
> reproducibility, and the response was something along the line ‘using
> upstream binaries is 100% reproducible’).

Ouch!  It hurts so much ;-(


>> P.S.: or you Maxime are just playng the devil's advocate? :-D
> No, I'm not advocating that trivial reproducibility is useful or the
> goal or such.  My response was some speculation on an answer to the
> following question:
>> but it's impossible to me to understand how a packaged upstream jar
>> can be considered reproducible (and bootstrappable);

OK OK, now I understand, I did not imagine there's still this kind of
interpretation about reproducible builds in some groups of

Thanks!  Gio'

Giovanni Biscuolo

Xelera IT Infrastructures

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