Re: [PATCH] override build timestamp

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Sat Feb 17 2007 - 21:05:06 EST


On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Olaf Hering wrote:

> Pass a timestamp to kbuild via an enviroment variable.
> TZ=UTC BUILD_TIMESTAMP=2007-01-01 make -kj O=../O vmlinux
> This can be used when the kernel source is in a SCM and uname -v
> is supposed to give the commit date and not the package build time.

Is this really necessary? I don't really see the point of this.

bye, Roman
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