[manjaro-dev] Please add version information about Manjaro into /usr/lib/os-release
fh at manjaro.org
Sun May 10 16:06:46 CEST 2020
On 10.05.2020 15.47, Gerold Jens Wucherpfennig wrote:
> Am 08.05.20 um 21:36 schrieb Jonathon Fernyhough:
>> On 08/05/2020 19:57, Gerold Jens Wucherpfennig wrote:
>>> Please add 'VERSION',
>>> 'VERSION_ID' and 'VERSION_CODENAME'.
>>> The file is in the package "core/filesystem"
>> What's the rationale for this?
>> Once the distro is installed those tags have very little meaning to a
>> rolling release.
> The data is already in /etc/lsb-release.
> $ cat /etc/lsb-release
> DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Manjaro Linux"
> So why is this information in
> The developers of kinfocenter
> do not want to include this obsolete data
> and are asking for this data
> to be included, it has to be stored
> in /usr/lib/os-release.
> They do not want to change
> kinfocenter to include old LSB data.
> You say that version tags have very
> little meaning in a rolling release
> distribution like Manjaro.
> What do other people think about this?
> Sorry for bothering you,
> I just wanted to improve kinfocenter
> a bit on Manjaro.
> Kind Regards
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