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From: Jan Beulich <>
To: Nick Clifton <>
Cc: Andreas Schwab <>,
	Binutils <>,
	Nick Clifton via Gdb-patches <>,
	Tzvetelin Katchov <>, Sam James <>
Subject: Re: RFC: Sort tarballs created by the script
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2022 09:10:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 03.10.2022 16:40, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>    [This appears to be getting slightly out of hand...]

It might seem like that, yes, but I guess that's not entirely unexpected
for a topic of that kind - different people have different expectations
and habits.

>> Not sure what "creation date" might mean here. Assuming the script is > (typically) run from a git tree, perhaps the commit date of the top> level commit on the branch would be best to use?
> Except that a commit to the branch that does not affect something that
> would go into the tarball would then result in a changed date.

Every commit should be considered to affect the tarball, imo, as such
effects could also be indirect. If you really wanted to go that route,
then perhaps an alternative would be to use the commit date of the
most recent commit touching bfd/version.m4.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-10-04  7:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-28 12:59 Nick Clifton
2022-09-28 13:05 ` Andreas Schwab
2022-09-28 13:34   ` Nick Clifton
2022-09-29 12:24     ` Nick Clifton
2022-09-29 12:36       ` Jan Beulich
2022-09-30 11:38         ` Nick Clifton
2022-10-02  7:54           ` Sam James
2022-10-03  6:55             ` Jan Beulich
2022-10-03  6:59               ` Sam James
2022-10-03  7:41                 ` Andreas Schwab
2022-10-03 14:40               ` Nick Clifton
2022-10-03 19:56                 ` Andreas Schwab
2022-10-04  7:10                 ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2022-10-05 12:23                   ` Nick Clifton
2022-10-05 13:00                     ` Jan Beulich
2022-10-03  7:47             ` Andreas Schwab

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