kconfig_compiler help ( reproducible builds )

Scarlett Clark scarlett.gately.clark at gmail.com
Wed May 25 18:55:25 BST 2016

Some relevant links.

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:11 AM, Scarlett Clark <
scarlett.gately.clark at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am having issue with trying to make a build reproducible [1]
> And I have narrowed this one down to a locale issue with kconfig_compiler
> code generation
> has different results due to locale.
> <quote>
> you are right with your assumption that it is locale-related.
> The second build has an additional 0xe19085 at the beginning,
> which is a unicode character (triangle pointed to the right [1][2]):
> The first build is running in a non-utf8 locale, in which the
> kconfig_compiler seems to drop unicode characters.
> (The zeroes at the end of the diff is probably just some padding to fill
> it up to a certain length.)
> </quote>
> Can anyone give me a hint as to where to start looking to fix this? Is
> there a missing setting for kconfig_compiler? Please remember I am a coding
> Thanks for any help you can provide.
> Scarlett
Links for the quoted text.

[1]: http://www.decodeunicode.org/en/u+1405
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