rawhide report: 20100517 changes

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Sat May 22 16:27:20 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 05:40:45PM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Unfortunately I couldn't find a really good way to differentiate
> > between Debian from Ubuntu without using 'lsb_release -i'.
> /etc/issue contains that information. It says something like:
> Ubuntu 9.04 \n \l
> (blank line)
> By the way, that also works on Fedora, my /etc/issue says:
> Fedora release 12 (Constantine)
> Kernel \r on an \m (\l)
> (blank line)
> The first line is the same as the contents of /etc/redhat-release.

This is not something one can rely on, because it is perfectly valid to
change these files.

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