[PATCH 00/34] Make kernel build deterministic

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at redhat.com
Tue Apr 5 14:29:19 EDT 2011

Em 05-04-2011 15:16, James Bottomley escreveu:
> On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 08:49 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 04:58:47PM +0200, Michal Marek wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> this series makes it possible to build bit-identical kernel image and
>>> modules from identical sources. Of course the build is already
>>> deterministic in terms of behavior of the code, but the various
>>> timestamps embedded in the object files make it hard to compare two
>>> builds, for instance to verify that a makefile cleanup didn't
>>> accidentally change something. A prime example is /proc/config.gz, which
>>> has both a timestamp in the gzip header and a timestamp in the payload
>>> data. With this series applied, a script like this will produce
>>> identical kernels each time:
>> Very nice stuff.  Do you want to take the individual patches through one
>> of your trees, or do you mind if the subsystem maintainers take them
>> through theirs?
> I'm happy for this to go through a single tree.

Me too.

With respect to the patches I was c/c (patches 13, 14, 31):

Acked-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at redhat.com>


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