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Date 2017-03-03.13:20:40
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Eric.

> On Mar 3, 2017, at 6:36 AM, Bernhard M. Wiedemann <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> 
> New submission from Bernhard M. Wiedemann:
> 
> See https://reproducible-builds.org/ and https://reproducible-builds.org/docs/buy-in/ for why this is a good thing to have in general.
> 
> Fedora, openSUSE and possibly other Linux distributions package .pyc files as part of their binary rpm packages and they are not trivial to drop [1].
> 
> A .pyc header includes the timestamp of the source .py file
> which creates non-reproducible builds when the .py file is touched during build time (e.g. for a version.py).
> As of 2017-02-10 in openSUSE Factory this affected 476 packages (such as python-amqp and python3-Twisted).
> 
> 
> [1] http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-packaging/2017-02/msg00086.html
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> nosy: bmwiedemann, dstufft, merwok
> priority: normal
> pull_requests: 353
> severity: normal
> status: open
> title: support reproducible Python builds
> versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.3, Python 3.4, Python 3.5, Python 3.6
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