Use SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH with GNU install
ludo at gnu.org
Thu Jul 23 21:49:50 UTC 2020
"Chris Lamb" <chris at reproducible-builds.org> skribis:
> Ludovic Courtès wroteP
>> > │ - Birth: 2020-07-20 09:02:11.688603176 +0000
>> > │ + Birth: 2020-07-20 08:47:51.046971751 +0000
>> As you can see above, Nix resets the modification time (“mtime”) of
>> installed files to the Epoch plus one second.
>> The creation time reported as “Birth” is an extension, not reported by
>> stat(2), but fortunately it’s a piece of information that’s generally
>> not used.
>> Perhaps diffoscope should omit the creation time by default?
> It has done so since version 146, released in May 2020:
Nice, thank you!
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