RFR: 8238650: Allow to override buildDate with SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH

Kevin Rushforth kcr at openjdk.java.net
Fri Feb 7 19:37:33 UTC 2020

On Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:58:47 GMT, Bernhard M. Wiedemann <github.com+637990+bmwiedemann at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Allow to override buildDate with `SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH`
> in order to make builds reproducible.
> See https://reproducible-builds.org/ for why this is good
> and https://reproducible-builds.org/specs/source-date-epoch/
> for the definition of this variable.
> This PR was done while working on reproducible builds for openSUSE.

In addition to a signed OCA, we will need a bug filed to track this. Please read the [CONTRIBUTING guidelines](https://github.com/openjdk/jfx/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md).


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/99

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