November 3rd 2022

Free software activities in October 2022

Here is my monthly update covering what I have been doing in the free software world during October 2022 (previous month):

Reproducible Builds

The motivation behind the Reproducible Builds effort is to ensure no flaws have been introduced during this compilation process by promising identical results are always generated from a given source, thus allowing multiple third-parties to come to a consensus on whether a build was compromised.

This month, I:


Elsewhere in our tooling, I made the following changes to diffoscope, including preparing and uploading versions 224 and 225 to Debian:

I also added a link to diffoscope's OpenBSD packaging on the homepage. [...]



Debian LTS

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

I also prepared an update for Debian stable bullseye on behalf of the of the Debian security team that was released as DSA-5254-1.

You can find out more about the Debian LTS project via the following video:

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