[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | Do not auto-update Copyright year (!1058)

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Thu Aug 15 16:19:54 CEST 2019

Tim Rühsen started a new discussion on configure.ac: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/merge_requests/1058#note_204052824

>  AC_DEFINE([read_file], [_gnutls_read_file], [static lib rename])
>  AC_DEFINE([read_binary_file], [_gnutls_read_binary_file], [static lib rename])
> -dnl Some variables needed in makefiles
> -YEAR=`date +%Y`

Yes you are right regarding reproducible builds.

The real issue here is `date +%Y` which should be replaced by '2019' (and increased every year as we do at other places). Could you update the MR, so that only this line is changed *plus* a comment why the year should only be manually changed !?

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