[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] SoaS - moving onward...
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Feb 23 06:46:36 EST 2009
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:29, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
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> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:14:00PM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 09:44, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 09:02:53AM +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>>>The question is, when I download "latest", and find a bug to report,
>>>>how do I find out which SoaS image this was? "About my laptop" is
>>>>I guess there needs to be a version file somewhere.
>>> I recommend that you treat Soas as a distribution on its own, and
>>> make sure `lsb_release --all` reports info about your distro, not the
>>> one you forked from. And that OLPC does the same with the XO images.
>>> And I recommend that Sugar - if it doesn't already - gets its "About
>>> this system" from lsb_release.
>>Actually, the build number in the control panel is retrieved from
>>/boot/olpc_build, /etc/redhat-release and lsb_release -ds.
> Do you want that to stay that way (i.e. all distros need to include
> /etc/redhat-release) or do you agree that in the future this should be
> changed to something not distro-specific?
No, I agree that we should move to something not distro specific.
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