On Fri, 9 Jul 2021 at 12:27, Mike Rochefort <mroche at redhat.com> wrote: > > When it comes to CentOS Stream, should the ID_LIKE parameter > be changed to properly designate the upstream nature of CentOS > in regards to RHEL? As of now, both Stream 8 and 9 are using the > classic CentOS identifier of "rhel fedora". If the change of being Stream 8 is still downstream of RHEL so changing it would be wrong. Stream 9 is upstream of RHEL so it makes sense to change it there. > upstream is strict enough, CentOS should be changed to "fedora", > and RHEL should be altered to "centos fedora". However, I've got a > feeling a lot of scripts and tooling may be looking to see if "rhel" is in > the ID_LIKE parameter, which may end up preventing installations of > software on Stream for limited reasons. I don't have any examples > or numbers to back that up, just a hunch on how people use the > os-release (and redhat/centos-release) file. > > Is this something that should be adjusted, or left as is for compatibility? > > -- > Mike Rochefort > _______________________________________________ > CentOS-devel mailing list > CentOS-devel at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-devel -- Stephen J Smoogen. I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Flame wars in sci.astro.orion. I have seen SPAM filters overload because of Godwin's Law. All those moments will be lost in time... like posts on BBS... time to reboot.