_DATE__, version string, and distros

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Tue Apr 18 23:28:37 UTC 2017

On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:41:01PM -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> I think we can kill two birds with one stone.
> The first step is to change the code that uses __DATE__ to use the time stamp 
> from autorevision.

Have you seen
https://reproducible-builds.org/specs/source-date-epoch/ ?


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