[Reproducible-builds] [U-Boot, RFC] Makefile: Add SOURCE_DATE_TZ

Chris Packham judge.packham at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 05:57:30 UTC 2015

On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 4:40 AM, Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 01, 2015 at 10:32:49PM +1200, Chris Packham wrote:
>> Along with SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH SOURCE_DATE_TZ can be used to recreate a
>> build with a specific date timestamp. This allows the verification of
>> source supplied with a pre-compiled binary.
>> If SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH is supplied SOURCE_DATE_TZ can be used to specify
>> what will appear in the output of the version command. If SOURCE_DATE_TZ
>> is not specified UTC will be used.  SOURCE_DATE_TZ on it's own will not
>> have an affect.
>> Signed-off-by: Chris Packham <judge.packham at gmail.com>
>> ---
>> This is a quick proof of concept that allows some control of how the
>> timezone is displayed.
> Can you please re-submit this, and the related EPOC patches as a series
> together?  Thanks!

Hi Tom,

Will do although Ximin Luo had some concerns[1]. The code works but
there may (will?) be some churn in the naming/concept for the TZ part.

[1] - http://marc.info/?l=u-boot&m=143851366020937&w=2

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