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Re: [PATCH PING] Honor 'SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH' when generating autoloads.

From: Philipp Stephani
Subject: Re: [PATCH PING] Honor 'SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH' when generating autoloads.
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:38:57 +0000

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> schrieb am Mi., 23. Dez. 2015 um 18:10 Uhr:
> From: Philipp Stephani <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 16:52:08 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>     I'd prefer calling this "deterministic-build", so that we could use it
>     to solve any other similar problems unrelated to dumping. Maybe even
>     "reproducible-build".
> I think we have two categories of builds here:
> - Builds that get executed when running 'make' in the Emacs directory. This
> includes dumping and byte compilation of code bundled with Emacs.
> - Builds that get executed by running an initialized Emacs binary, likely on a
> different machine. This includes e.g. byte compilation of third-party
> libraries.
> I think these two categories are separate enough to have two different
> variables.

Why not use the same variable/option for both?  It sounds simpler to

I thought that too, but on second thought it seems rather difficult: the variable should be set to nil by default in an initialized Emacs (and probably also in temacs), yet we need a way to set it to t based on the configuration option. The simplest solution seems to be to just use two variables. 

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