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FS#73817 - [mkinitcpio] 31-2 allow reproducable builds if /var/cache directory is present in ramdisk

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 14:49 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Friday, 11 March 2022, 07:22 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Assigned
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Giancarlo Razzolini (grazzolini)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


If /var/cache directory exists in ramdisk --> /var/cache/ldconfig/aux-cache is triggered by mkinitcpio ldconfig call.
Remove that cache file, if it exists to restore reproducability. The file only speedsup rerunning ldconfig calls.

Patch attached.
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