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misc/50116: MKREPRO: PostScript files include time stamp
>Synopsis: MKREPRO: PostScript files include time stamp
>Arrival-Date: Mon Aug 03 13:50:00 +0000 2015
>Originator: Thomas Klausner
>Release: NetBSD 7.99.20
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that
curiosity killed the cat, I say only that the cat died nobly.
- Arnold Edinborough
Found in the debian MKREPRO builds for NetBSD:
Quite a number of PostScript files are built and gzipped, and they do
include timestamps -- once inside the .ps file, and a second one in the
This makes consecutive builds of the same tree differ.
Look at /usr/share/doc, e.g. papers/mckusick84-ffs/mckusick84-ffs.ps.gz,
or morris*/*ps.gz or psd/*ps.gz, or reference/ref1/*/*.ps.gz, but at first glance
basically every *.ps.gz file there.
Do not include a
in the PostScript files, remove it, or set it to a particular date,
like the date of the last change to the inputs, or the value of a
new MKREPROTIMESTAMP variable.
Then, find a similar solution for the time stamps inside the gzip(1)
headers of the .gz files.
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