[PATCH] Allow ./configure to explicitly set libgpg-error's build timestamp

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Sep 23 08:48:54 CEST 2014

On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:19, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> What is the advantage of including the timestamp in the built executable?

Windows does it too ;-)

A timestamp is helpful to analyze bug reports from production systems.
Often it is not clear how or when a binary has been build; the timestamp
can be helpful to find the used build environment.  It is also part of
the embedded copyright info which is very useful to research copyright



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