[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#828683: mc: please make the build reproducible

Reiner Herrmann reiner at reiner-h.de
Sun Jun 26 18:43:03 UTC 2016

Source: mc
Version: 3:4.8.17-1
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch
User: reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: timestamps
X-Debbugs-Cc: reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org


While working on the "reproducible builds" effort [1], we have noticed
that mc could not be built reproducibly.
It embeds the current date into the mcedit manpage during build.

The attached patch uses SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH as a deterministic
timestamp instead.


[1]: https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds
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