RFR: 8238650: Allow to override buildDate with SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH

Bernhard M.Wiedemann github.com+637990+bmwiedemann at openjdk.java.net
Wed Apr 15 02:38:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:48:55 GMT, Kevin Rushforth <kcr at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Finally getting to this (sorry for the delay). This seems OK to me, as it is not an intrusive change. I do not think
>> that actually setting this property for production builds is a good idea, so I recommend against that (ultimately that
>> will be up to Gluon or whoever produces builds).  I'll test it once you change it from an env variable to a gradle
>> property.
> @bmwiedemann are you planning to pursue this PR?

Long term, yes.

I am currently low on time and my Java-foo is not that great, so I was hoping that someone would pick it up.


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

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