missing date from version

Jamie Landeg-Jones jamie at catflap.org
Fri Oct 11 08:47:57 UTC 2019

Daniel Braniss <danny at cs.huji.ac.il> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just compiled r355429 for amd64, and noticed that the compilation date is missing from ‘name -a’.
> FreeBSD hp-600 12.1-STABLE FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE r353429 HUJI  amd64
> there is a now (maybe for a long time?)  a -R option to newvers.sh.
> is there an option to change this?

This is to do with reproducible builds: https://wiki.freebsd.org/ReproducibleBuilds

Add to /etc/src.conf:


cheers, Jamie

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