[tex-live] Fixed compilation date in the .log file

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Apr 5 16:40:58 CEST 2018


> I have just installed TeXLive 2018 pretest (2018/04/05).
> With all formats the compilation date and time written at the beginning
> of the .log file is replaced by a fixed one (20 MAY 2016) f.i. I get:

Not reproducible by me, just run trivial Hello World through pdflatex
and got this in the log file:
  This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2018.4.4)  5 APR 2018 23:37

Full run:
[~] pdflatex
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded format=pdflatex)
 restricted \write18 enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2017-04-15>
Babel <3.18> and hyphenation patterns for 84 language(s) loaded.


Document Class: article 2014/09/29 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
No file texput.aux.

*Hello World

Output written on texput.pdf (1 page, 11534 bytes).
Transcript written on texput.log.

I also tried with TL2018/Debian from experimental, same result.

So I am quite sure that you have some env vars as described by Akira set
somehow. Maybe when *BUILDING* the formats.



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