[CentOS] I have RHel6. How does that turn into Centos 6?

Fri Apr 29 19:01:17 UTC 2011
Eric Viseur <eric.viseur at gmail.com>

On top of that, it just seems logical granted the RHEL binary compatibility
thing.  It's used by many apps to detect the distro you're using, so...

2011/4/29 John Hinton <webmaster at ew3d.com>

> On 4/29/2011 1:46 PM, Digimer wrote:
> > On 04/29/2011 01:26 PM, Todd Rinaldo wrote:
> >> I've always been surprised that CentOS ships /etc/redhat-release given
> >> the above paragraph.
> > Probably a programmatic requirement, if I was the betting type.
> >
> I could easily be confused as it has been so long now... I think
> Whitebox actually changed that to whitebox-release and maybe CentOS did
> the save very early on. But, many applications look for that file and if
> they see redhat-release, know their stuff can run on your system and you
> are off to the races. I suppose the final answer was it wasn't an
> infringement and solved a lot of other problems. Seems I had to edit
> this file or name to get something to run on a server like 4 or 5 years
> ago?
> Am I required to remember everything I did from that long back? LOL
> There might be some stuff in the archives though... back in the early
> ver. 3 days.
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