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Use ChangeLog date instead of build date #97

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commented Feb 15, 2019

Use ChangeLog date instead of build date
in order to make (man-page) builds reproducible.
See https://reproducible-builds.org/ for why this is good.

This date call works with GNU date and BSD date.

This PR was done while working on reproducible builds for openSUSE.

@bmwiedemann bmwiedemann force-pushed the bmwiedemann:date branch from 7af6e4d to 7ba155e Apr 4, 2019

Use ChangeLog date instead of build date
in order to make builds reproducible.
See https://reproducible-builds.org/ for why this is good.

Also use ISO-8601 date format to be readable worldwide.

This date call works with GNU date and FreeBSD date.

@bmwiedemann bmwiedemann force-pushed the bmwiedemann:date branch from 7ba155e to a551da1 Apr 4, 2019

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