[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] build: add opt-out for timestamp and hostname

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Thu Apr 9 10:43:40 CEST 2015

On Mi, 2015-04-08 at 22:46 -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 11:39:41AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > For distro builds it is much more useful to fill .version with the
> > exact tag for the build in question, i.e. %{name}-%{version}-%{release}
> > in case of rpm builds, so the output can easily linked to the exact
> > package build.  Timestamp and buildhost don't carry much useful
> > information in that case, so allow to opt-out without patching the
> > source tree.
> > 
> > Keep them enabled by default so (test) builds done by normal users
> > continue to have them, to simplify trouble shooting on the mailing
> > list.
> What does a build command line look like when one uses this feature to
> disable hostname and/or timestamps?

I would simply add "export NO_TIMESTAMP=1" to the top of the %build
section in the rpm spec file, so it is set for the whole build process.

Using "NO_TIMESTAMP=1 make" to run make with the variable set works too.


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