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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] generator: Do not claim copyright for future years



Doesn't it mean you have to remember changing copyright in 2019?

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  Mykola Ivanets

ср, 22 серп. 2018, 08:58 користувач Bernhard M. Wiedemann <bwiedemann suse de> пише:
This change helps to make libguestfs package build reproducible.
See https://reproducible-builds.org/ for why this is good.

Without this patch, building today's libguestfs in 2033, claims
 Copyright (C) 2009-2033 Red Hat Inc.
which cannot be correct.

This affected files like
/usr/include/guestfs-gobject.h
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.26.2/x86_64-linux-thread-multi/Sys/Guestfs.pm
/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/guestfs.py
/usr/lib64/ocaml/guestfs/guestfs.mli

Commits like 212762c59351822e9db7d3dc82afe1765808d918
will take care of updating the year.
---
 generator/docstrings.ml | 4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/generator/docstrings.ml b/generator/docstrings.ml
index fa7b1668a..b480d036e 100644
--- a/generator/docstrings.ml
+++ b/generator/docstrings.ml
@@ -68,9 +68,7 @@ let version_added = function
     Some (sprintf "%d.%d.%d" major minor release)
   | _ -> None

-let copyright_years =
-  let this_year = 1900 + (localtime (time ())).tm_year in
-  if this_year > 2009 then sprintf "2009-%04d" this_year else "2009"
+let copyright_years = "2009-2018"

 (* Generate a header block in a number of standard styles. *)
 type comment_style =
--
2.16.4

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