[Arm-dev] Bug: Missing symlink /etc/redhat-release

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Jul 24 14:13:01 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:31:37PM +0200, Artem Sidorenko wrote:
> Hey Centos ARM list,
> As requested via twitter today [1],
> On the current Raspberry Pi 3 image the /etc/redhat-release isn't a
> symlink to centos-release like on x86, but a file with "Derived from Red
> Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 (Source)" [2].
> This might lead to errors in the OS auto detection, like with Chef [3].

Yup, this affected libguestfs

IMHO it's up to Chef to fix their OS detection like we did.


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