Re: [PATCH 01/34] kconfig: Do not record timestamp in auto.conf and autoconf.h

From: Arnaud Lacombe
Date: Wed Apr 06 2011 - 12:25:43 EST


On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5.4.2011 20:57, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Timestamps in file data are useless and there is already one in .config
>> hum, shouldn't this be tunable via KCONFIG_NOTIMESTAMP ? This might be
>> useful to know when the file was generated, independently of the
>> .config, as conf_write() and conf_write_autoconf() are independent
>> from one another.
> Yeah, but ls -l include/generated/autoconf.h will tell you the same,
> won't it?
Not if the file is spread to other machine/fs. Not that I care much
though, but for consistency, either KCONFIG_NOTIMESTAMP is honored in
every places where timestamps are used, or it should be killed

- Arnaud
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