[llvm-dev] RFC: Should the default LLVM build be deterministic?

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 3 12:20:42 PDT 2016

On 3 May 2016 at 17:53, Justin Bogner via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> This is especially silly because we don't even use the timestamp for
> anything particularly valuable - cl::opt just likes to include it in its
> version output.
> For this case I'd suggest we just remove the ENABLE_TIMESTAMPS option
> entirely and stop using __DATE__ in CommandLine.cpp. If someone *really*
> wants a timestamp in the version output of the llvm tools for some
> reason they can inject one into LLVM_VERSION_INFO.



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