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On 06/26/2011 04:49 AM, William Hubbs wrote:
> No, we can't have the manpage pre-rendered in the tarball, because that
> makes the tarball different every time it is created since the
> date/timestamps in the archive will be different. In other words, it is
> not possible for anyone to ever reproduce the exact same tarball that we
The varience in timestamp has been no problem for other projects
including genkernel. If all that varies is the time stamp and it
matters to you, it would be easy to add a section to the Makefile
setting the timestamp to a hardcoded value.
> I see two ways around this: We can either make asciidoc a build time
> dependency so that the user can use something like "make manpage" to
> generate the manpage
That adds quite some load on indirect dependencies for more or less
nothing, as seen with Matt earlier.
> or we can go back to the manpage that is in the git
Do I have to list reasons against this option?