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Re: What to do about /etc/debian_version



On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 12:33:34PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> 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?

Have you thought about passing the buck to apt, and letting it update it?
In theory, it can probably do this based on the information from the
various Release files it downloads.

Cheers,
aj

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