Hi all,

> Looking at debian package canl-c, I saw it uses \today in the
> documentation LaTeX files, so that it can't build reproducibly.
> I also heard about gle-graphics [1], which has to be patched to give a
> fixed value to \today.

I just ran into the same issue with chktex yesterday.

> Can we consider turning LaTeX into using SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH (when
> available) as \today's epoch?

I would say +1, but there may be side effects I missed.


 The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is operated by Genome Research 
 Limited, a charity registered in England with number 1021457 and a 
 company registered in England with number 2742969, whose registered 
 office is 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE. 

Reproducible-builds mailing list

Reply via email to