[Drbd-dev] [PATCH] drbd: Allow to override build date (v2)

Bernhard M. Wiedemann bwiedemann at suse.de
Tue Jul 18 14:47:54 CEST 2017

> No. What if setting SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH becomes the default in the future?
> Maybe it already is for some of the distributions we as LINBIT build
> packages for. Sorry for being the spoilsport here, but as it stands I
> only see the potential of breaking the way we want it .

It already _is_ the default for openSUSE Tumbleweed (aka Factory)... but
then the preferred way of finding out which version it is, is using
version numbers and/or git hashes.
Once you can create the same binaries anywhere and anytime, it does not
matter anymore where and when they were created.

If you are that reliant/insistent on this date, we could add another

that is only explicity set in our .spec file(s) (drbd-utils has the same

Bernhard M.

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