[CentOS-devel] centos-d] FYI: centos reproduceability

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Fri May 1 08:47:34 UTC 2009


On Apr 30, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:

> R P Herrold wrote:
>>
>>
>> Is there a point to this pedantry?
>
> Is there a point to caring that you can rebuild _any_ source if you
> already have a binary that works?
>

This is Hume's Problem of Induction:
	How do you know that the sun will rise tomorrow?
Because the solar system "works"? Binary packages can break
far more easily than the solar system.

73 de Jeff


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