August 31st 2021

Free software activities in August 2021

This is my monthly update covering what I have been doing in the free software world throughout August 2021 (view report for July).

Reproducible Builds

The motivation behind Reproducible Builds is to ensure no flaws have been introduced during compilation processes by promising identical results are always generated from a given source. This allows multiple third-parties to come to a consensus on whether a build was compromised or not.

This month, I:

I also made the following changes to diffoscope, including uploading versions 180, 181 and 182 to Debian.


I also sponsored an upload of adminer version 4.8.1-1 for Alexandre Rossi.

Debian LTS

This month I have worked 18 hours on Debian Long Term Support (LTS) and 12 hours on its sister Extended LTS project.

This month, I:

You can find out more about the LTS and ELTS projects via the following video:

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