[lsb-discuss] Distribution identification
cyeoh at samba.org
Thu Nov 13 14:47:08 PST 2003
At 2003/11/13 23:10+0100 Michal Svec writes:
> It would be nice if there could be a single way for this stuff.
> It could be in, let's say, /etc/linux-release or even more
> general in /etc/distribution, /etc/release, /etc/product or
> /etc/identification or like that.
> It should be script-parsable, for example something like this:
> PRODUCT="SUSE Linux"
> What do you think?
We already have lsb_release which is included as part of an LSB
We do probably have to do a little work in the spec
to specify output explictly so scripts can use it reliably in
cyeoh at au.ibm.com
IBM OzLabs Linux Development Group
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