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Re: final steps for reproduceable builds.

Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 01:18:58PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> I think that there should be a build option to restore the previous behavior.
>> After all, I am not even sure that gld is happy with the 0 timestamp in
>> archives, since chris's patch did not disable the timestamp completely before
>> my last commit. Anyway, this build option should control all things that
>> make builds deterministic, not just "ar" related.
> Seconded. And then we do non-deterministic by default, and deterministic
> on the build clusters for releases.

There is no obvious reason to do non-deterministic by default.


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