You can keep the date, but other Apache products as tomcat and spark use
build date as files' date
On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM Vladimir Sitnikov <
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> Felix>Plus, it probably is set that way by default to enable reproducible
> Felix>builds. The timestamp is the same no matter where or when it was
> The timestamps are constants for build reproducibility indeed.
> One can download source files (e.g. source release artifacts),
> build it and the result should be exactly the same binaries.