[PATCH] s3:build_env.sh: allow to override build date
ddiss at suse.de
Mon Jun 26 12:32:06 UTC 2017
On Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:40:12 +1200, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-06-26 at 11:21 +0200, Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:
> > On 2017-06-26 11:10, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > Thanks for trying to push this area of work upstream. In this case I
> > > would frankly prefer we just removed the variables rather than promote
> > > further complexity.
> > dropping them completely, would be fine, too.
> > I was just assuming that they served someone's purpose
> For the history buffs, I added it with Vance in 2003:
> I would like to at least hear objections to this approach before we
> added more conditionals. The reproducible builds effort is pretty
> mainstream these days.
> Also, the build farm (which is a big part of why this got added) is not
> longer with us, so we don't need to know as critically from the binary
> output the build environment.
> I'm sure someone still uses it (or thinks they could), it is just a
> matter of if they can live without out, which I hope.
You're only talking about dropping the BUILD_ENV_UNAME, BUILD_ENV_DATE,
BUILD_ENV_SRCDIR, BUILD_ENV_BUILDDIR, BUILD_ENV_USER, BUILD_ENV_HOST and
BUILD_ENV_COMPILER fields, not the entire "smbd -b" behaviour, right?
If so, I'd be in favour of that if it gets us closer to reproducible
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