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On Wed, Jul 08, 2015 at 06:44:00PM +0200, Dhole wrote:
> While working on the “reproducible builds” effort [1], we have noticed
> that libxslt embeds timestamps when generating documentation.
> We have a proposal for using a deterministic timestamp [2] (based on
> the latest debian/changelog entry) which is contained in the environment
> variable SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH (currently exported by debhelper in our
> experimental framework).
> The attached patch proposes a way to use this variable to get
> reproducible timestamps when generating docs, if the variable has been
> set (if not, it falls back to the old behavior).

The attached here patch was NACK'ed by upstream, though he came up with
another one, which was tested during the last 2 months by us.

Let me set some bug metadata (for easier tracking of this) :)

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