[Reproducible-builds] Ideas about TimestampsFromCPPMacros issue.

Ximin Luo infinity0 at debian.org
Thu Feb 11 20:13:25 UTC 2016

Juan Picca:
> From the issue page
> (https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds/TimestampsFromCPPMacros)
> i see that the usage of SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH was
> discouraged in the gcc-patches mailing list thread.

Hi Juan, I think that was not discouragement, it was just neutral discussion about the consequences.

As I understand the patch is going ahead and will eventually hit GCC 6. They just needed to find some time that's suitable for their release cycle.



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