On Sun 2015-02-22 03:37:41 -0500, marivalen <marival...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/16/2015 02:43 PM, marivalen wrote:
>> Furthermore the Doxyfile configuration file embedded in each package
>> using doxygen is often copied from the upstream defaults and thus
>> enables HTML_TIMESTAMP. The following query on codesearch.d.n shows that
>> 277 source packages are affected:
>> http://codesearch.debian.net/results/HTML_TIMESTAMP%20%2B%3D%20YES%20path%3ADoxyfile/page_0
>>
>>
>> So no matter whether my patch to doxygen is applied or not, these 277
>> source packages will either need individual fixes or a change to doxygen
>> which allows to ignore the setting of HTML_TIMESTAMP in Doxyfile. I can
>> implement this but this again has to be discussed with the Debian
>> maintainers and doxygen upstream.
>
> As explained in my last email any reasonable fix (the unreasonable being 
> letting doxygen in Debian never output timestamps) requires patching the 
> 200+ source packages affected by the issue individually.
>
> Thus, if there is no objection I will proceed with filing bugs with 
> patches against the affected source packages and let them be blocked by 
> bug #778490 if the source package uses Latex.

This sounds reasonable to me.  Thank you for doing this,

     --dkg

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