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Re: meaning of "Automatic date update in version.in" commits
On Sep 22 2017, Petr Ovtchenkov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I.e. development process of kernel or glibc (ABI is important and "source
> identification" important too, isn't it?) dispense of such technique,
Unlike kernel and glibc, libbfd and libopcodes do not maintain ABI
compatibility, and never will.
> but binutils prefer to follow tradition from 1994 that was useful
> for publicly inaccessible CVS repo + public tarball on FTP.
bfd/version.h has been added in 2001, not 1994. It still works very
well, no need to change anything that isn't broken.
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