Subject: Re: Adding to BUILD_INFO_FILE: DATE, CATEGORIES, MAINTAINER, PKGTOOLS_VERSION and HOMEPAGE
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2006 18:28:57
> > Maybe rename DATE to BUILD_DATE so it's obvious which date it is.
> As I use it now, it is basically the "install" time. What do we want it to
> I am not sure what the use would be. The only use I have used for two
> years is simply to see when I installed it.
It *is* the date the package was built, no? If you use binary
packages, it is *not* the date the package was installed.
> What would you use the date stamp for?
As included in the summary file (especially from the result of a
bulk build), as the date the binary package was built.