What to do about /etc/debian_version
I need input on this.
Joey Hess (See Bug#81249) complains about the fact that local changes
to /etc/debian_version are not preserved on upgrades (he wants this
file to read "unstable" instead of the current "testing/unstable").
What should I do?
* Remove this file altogether, since it serves no useful purpose.
* Make it a conffile (and therefore change its traditional behaviour).
* Follow FHS and move it to /usr/share/misc, where it probably belongs.
(if we accept that it is "shareable", which I'm not 100% sure).
* Keep the file as it is, as an exception to FHS, like /etc/mtab which
is not a configuration file either.
[ Please read the bug logs before answering. Thanks in advance. ]