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FS#62041 - [prometheus-node-exporter] Include version in build flags

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Daenney (daenney) - Sunday, 17 March 2019, 12:25 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Unconfirmed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


The node exporter is built without passing in the version of the package as a build flag. This means `--version` returns `node_exporter, version (branch: , revision: )` and the `version` label is missing from the `node_exporter_build_info` timeseries which is often used to monitor which versions of the node exporter are deployed.

This should be fixable by passing an ldflag of `-X"$pkgver"` during `go build`.
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