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Making bit identical ext2 filesystems

I'm preparing an image file for a linux system. I need to be able to run my script that creates the image and have the output be bit-for-bit identical each time. I do the normal procedure, by making ...
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Visualizing dependencies coded up in makefiles as a graph

Closely related to How to display dependencies given in a makefile as a tree? But the answers given there is not satisfactory (does not work). Is there a tool to visualize the Directed Acylic Graphs (...
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Is there a standard archive format with no file metadata?

For some context, I'm working on a package manager-like utility that supports building packages as a non-root user. I want to make sure that packages built by a root user and built by a non-root user ...
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Dockerfile, Docker image and reproducible environment

The usual documentation and notes on docker mention version controlling and sharing the Dockerfile, which should let anyone build an identical image. This sounds great, however, we typically have ...
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Compressing two identical folders give different result

I have two identical folders, with same structure and contents like this: folder_1 hello.txt subfolder byebye.txt folder_2 hello.txt subfolder byebye.txt if I compress them as tar....
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Is there a Linux distribution with reproducible build system?

Something like Gitian for Bitcoin when several people independently build binaries and publish their checksums, I found NixOS but it has only reproducible packages but I mean a whole iso image?
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What does mean by “Debian on track to prove binaries' origins”?

I found an article on The Register of the UK about the reproducible builds in Debian. I couldn't understand much from it. Could anyone simply this for me, please? Here's the link: Reproducible Builds