Re: Can we have a /etc/debian in base?
Kai Henningsen writes ("Re: Can we have a /etc/debian in base?"):
> Umm ... _can_ any of these things be used to differentiate between a
> Debian system and, say, a Red Hat system that only has dpkg installed so
> it can use some Debian packages?
What are you trying to test for ? The existence of dpkg ? Easy.
Whether all the packages in /usr (say) were installed by dpkg ?
Impossible. Some other thing ? Test for it directly, perhaps, or
look for /etc/debian_version.