[CentOS-devel] Closing out CentOS 6 Bugs

Karanbir Singh

mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Jan 5 21:21:08 UTC 2011

On 01/05/2011 04:29 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> Third-party proprietary programs which look for /etc/redhat-release are
> often (already in CentOS 5) confused by finding something other than an
> exact Red Hat version string there. There's really nothing we can do about
> that, although having separate files allows /etc/centos-release to contain
> the real information while local admins can edit /etc/redhat-release to have
> whatever e.g. Oracle is looking for.

Sounds good to me, lets go with the symlink unless anyone comes up with 
a reason not to ( and if so, please file at : #4593 )

- KB

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