Re: [PATCH 12/34] isdn/diva: Drop __TIME__ usage
From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Tue Apr 05 2011 - 11:37:50 EST
On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 17:10 +0200, Armin Schindler wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Apr 2011, Michal Marek wrote:
> > The kernel already prints its build timestamp during boot, no need to
> > repeat it in random drivers and produce different object files each
> > time.
> The module can be build separately from the kernel, therefore it can have
> an own build timestamp.
If you want to distribute an out-of-tree version, that's your own
business. It shouldn't limit what is done with the in-tree version.
Perhaps we could make modpost add a build timestamp to OOT modules,
Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare
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