[CentOS-devel] enhancing /etc/*-release

Karanbir Singh

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Tue Mar 31 21:33:37 UTC 2015

On 03/31/2015 10:00 PM, Howard Johnson wrote:
> On 31/03/2015 21:53, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> what tools are these / can we reach out and help them get the right
>> content ? this solves the problem of establishing an upstream, giving
>> people who only need a lose knit baseline match and also giving people
>> the centos-7 release stream that we've been building up. At the time
>> of 7 1406 release, this was flagged up as the biggest issue that we
>> need to fix from the distro side of things. 
> Hmm, ok.  Can we put that data somewhere else instead (an
> /etc/redhat-upstream-release file or something) and revert the
> redhat-release change?  We can't expect everyone to run around updating
> their system management tools for a change in a minor point release :(

we are trying to thrash out a possible solution here. stand by

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