Notes for apache2 - reproducible builds result

Version annotated: 2.4.23-6
Identified issues:
Identifier: records_build_flags
Description Records $CFLAGS, which vary intentionally due to the «-fdebug-prefix-map=${BIKESHED}=.» flag.
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We have a patch pending to GCC to fix this issue centrally:
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https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2016-11/msg00182.html
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If/when this is accepted, this issue should be fixed for all packages and
you should not need to fix it specifically in your package.
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For more background information see:
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• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160822/006788.html
• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160905/006984.html
• https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/reproducible-builds/Week-of-Mon-20160912/007076.html
Comments: The difference in create_fixup_conffiles_tgz is due to not passing -n to gzip in the 'debian/fixup_conffiles.tgz' target in debian/rules.
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Note: this would be the third tweak to the tgz creation; see #839977 for previous iterations.
 

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