helppktools - Support: sr #109003, Add release date to --version


sr #109003: Add release date to --version

Submitted by:  Daniel McInerney <dmci>
Submitted on:  Tue 29 Mar 2016 03:46:34 PM UTC  
Category:  Change request Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Pieter kempeneers <kempenep>
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 12 Apr 2016 08:00:03 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Interesting feature indeed. Currently, both autotools and cmake are supported to install pktools. I am thinking of only supporting cmake for next releases (easier to maintain, cross-platform). There is a date variable I can set in the in CMAKE_VERSION variables, but AFAIK this is only used for developement versions of the package (check

Development versions represented the development date in the fourth component, i.e. <major>.<minor>.<patch>.<date>[-<id>].

I would need to further investigate.

Pieter kempeneers <kempenep>
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Tue 29 Mar 2016 03:46:34 PM UTC, original submission:  

It would be useful to add the release date in the --version printout, e.g.

pkinfo --version

version 2.6.6 (Release date: 31/01/2016) Copyright (C) Pieter Kempeneers.
   This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type use option -h.
    This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
         under certain conditions; use option --license for details.

Daniel McInerney <dmci>


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