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Allow to override build date with SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH #195
Allow to override build date with
Note: This date call is designed to work with different flavors
This PR was done while working on reproducible builds for openSUSE.
in order to make builds reproducible. See https://reproducible-builds.org/ for why this is good and https://reproducible-builds.org/specs/source-date-epoch/ for the definition of this variable. Note: This date call is designed to work with different flavors of date (GNU, BSD and others). If only GNU (Linux) support is needed, the patch can be simplified.