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Re: Can we have a /etc/debian in base?

On Tue, 4 Jun 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:

> 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?

debian systems have /etc/debian_version
redhat systems have /etc/redhat-release

Both are set up by their respective base packages, so I doubt you'd
find both.


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