Improving the Identication of Linux Distributions when Dumping
Dmitry.Samersoff at oracle.com
Wed Apr 20 02:34:52 PDT 2011
Can't we just read /proc/version ?
Linux version 2.6.25-14.fc9.x86_64 (mockbuild@) (gcc version 4.3.0
20080428 (Red Hat 4.3.0-8) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Thu May 1 06:06:21 EDT 2008
Linux version 126.96.36.199 (root at yoda) (gcc version 4.3.4 (Gentoo 4.3.4
p1.0, pie-10.1.5) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Apr 16 00:19:00 MSD 20
On 2011-04-19 19:25, Matthias Klose wrote:
> plus the format for the /etc/lsb-release file is not part of the lsb
> spec. A proposal to either define an API to this information, or to
> document the format of this file didn't find much enthusiasm on the LSB
> ML. So I would like to stay with the current approch, and read the file
> if available.
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