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Re: gnulib bootstrap and git submodules

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: gnulib bootstrap and git submodules
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 19:18:35 +0100

Eric Blake wrote:
> And adding timestamps aids in tracking whether projects are using the
> latest bootstrap.

That seems useful.
> Subject: [PATCH] bootstrap, git-version-gen: use timestamp
> Timestamps are useful, particularly for files copied into other
> packages, to see how long since a file has forked.
> * build-aux/git-version-gen (scriptversion): Force UTC.
> * build-aux/bootstrap (scriptversion): New variable.

> +# time-stamp-end: "; # UTC"

Those look fine.
Though you might want to drop the semicolon in each.
It's needed in that context in perl scripts, but not in bourne shell ones.

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