Summary: Avoid compiled-in timestamp for reproducible release
Project: AVR Downloader/UploaDEr
Submitted by: None
Submitted on: Thu 02 Jun 2016 02:05:08 AM UTC
Severity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - Normal
Item Group: None
Assigned to: None
Originator Name: Ed Maste
Originator Email: [hidden email] Open/Closed: Open
Discussion Lock: Any
Discussed with Joerg which resulted in this suggestion:
> Well, that timestamp is somehow meaningful for people who
> are actively participating in the development process, but
> I agree it's pointless for a released version.
> I'd like to come up with some kind of autoconf magic that
> drops the timestamp for releases, while retaining it for
> non-released software.
Filing here as an enhancement request.
Joerg suggested instead having some sort of autoconf switch to set a "release