[manjaro-dev] Please add version information about Manjaro into /usr/lib/os-release

joerg pauly&t-online de yogo at naka-r.com
Thu Mar 4 21:02:21 CET 2021

Good afternoon, I've collected report that you presented me not so long
ago. Regrettably, some important information is absent in it. You should
add details. You'll find your doc attached to the e-mail. 

On 2020-05-10 15:47,  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_ID=ManjaroLinux
> Linux" So why is this information in /etc/lsb-release? 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
> Gerold
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