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