15 or rawhide?

Jiri Moskovcak jmoskovc at redhat.com
Thu Sep 16 09:43:06 UTC 2010

On 09/16/2010 04:48 AM, Jon Masters wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-09-15 at 14:04 -0700, John Poelstra wrote:
>> Nils Philippsen said the following on 09/15/2010 03:28 AM Pacific Time:
>>> On Tue, 2010-09-14 at 17:13 -0700, John Poelstra wrote:
>>>> Shouldn't ABRT be looking to a file like /etc/fedora-release to
>>>> determine the release version?
>>> root at rawhide:~>   cat /etc/fedora-release
>>> Fedora release 15 (Finian)
>>> What you say ;-)?
>>> Nils
>> I guess I'd say, there's a bug in /etc/fedora-release :-)
> Can we get a word from Jesse on this? For context, Jesse, this is my
> point that things like ABRT are looking for "15" as the version of
> Fedora to file bugs against, based on the release info. But 15 is
> rawhide until it branches. So some kind of change is required. Either
> the release package is changed, things like ABRT are, or we decide stuff
> present pre-branch counts enough toward the final and make the BZ "15".
> Jon.
If I remember it correctly there use to be a word "Rawhide" in 
/etc/fedora-release which ABRT use to determine is it's rawhide. So now, 
when it's obviously gone, what is the right way to determine if the 
release is rawhide?

Thank you,

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