[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/2] Prevent more gzip timestamps

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Tue Jul 14 05:08:19 EDT 2015

On 12/07/2015 21:06, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> 2015-07-12 9:41 GMT-07:00 Reiner Herrmann <reiner at reiner-h.de>:
>> To improve reproducibility, prevent the inclusion of timestamps
>> in the gzip header.
> This looks fine to me, this also unveils a lot of repetition in how we
> invoke gzip and its parameters, would you mind factoring this in a
> variable such that we control how gzip options are set globally?
> Eventually someone will want to be able to turn back on timestamps and
> original names in how gzip generates compressed files, and we might as
> well have a single location to fix this.
> Let's just hope that nobody relies on the original file names (does
> not look like it).

lets do the gzip variable refactoring globally in a different patch
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