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Re: Is there a way to positively, uniquely identify which Debian release a program is running on?

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 04:46:30PM -0400, Kris Deugau wrote:
> On RHEL and derived distros, there's usually a file /etc/redhat-release
> (sometimes renamed, but usually trivially enough that it can be found
> with little trouble) containing both the distro code name and the
> version number.

Not to be patronizing, but you are aware of the /etc/debian_version
file, yes?
{ IRL(Jeremy_Stanley); PGP(9E8DFF2E4F5995F8FEADDC5829ABF7441FB84657);
SMTP(fungi@yuggoth.org); IRC(fungi@irc.yuggoth.org#ccl); ICQ(114362511);
AIM(dreadazathoth); YAHOO(crawlingchaoslabs); FINGER(fungi@yuggoth.org);
MUD(fungi@katarsis.mudpy.org:6669); WWW(http://fungi.yuggoth.org/); }

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