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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/2] hvmloader: remove timestamp from vgabios

>>> On 03.02.15 at 17:06, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 03/02/15 15:54, Olaf Hering wrote:
>> Including a timestamp into the binary makes it impossible to get
>> reproducible binaries. Remove the timestamp because it carries no
>> valuable info.
>> Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> In this case, it would appear that the vgabios_date symbol is completely
> unused inside the binary.  Good riddance!

Let's hope there are no tools scanning the BIOS image for a date


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