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Re: how to detect a debian kernel from `uname -r`

On Sun, Jan 08, 2006 at 08:04:33AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> -1 was both the abi number and the debian revision. I guess you need to fix
> your script again :)

The client sends a plain /proc/version, so fixing this is very easy to
fix this on the server side.

> And none of those is really a subset of the other, altough the debian package
> version is clearly the most unique and maps uniquely to both the kernel
> version and the abi (but not the flavour).

The main objective of this whole info was to drop the flavour, so I
think taking the debian package version is correct. All kernels with the
same debian package version will be then accounted together.


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