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Re: rawhide report: 20060307 changes



On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 15:18 +0100, Sander Hoentjen wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 09:12 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > > Probably should be but wont matter
> > > 
> > > ls -l  /etc/redhat-release
> > > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Feb 20 12:54 /etc/redhat-release ->
> > > fedora-release 
> > > 
> > 
> > no, it shouldn't be.
> > 
> > it uses that to check what provides redhat-release.
> > 
> > fedora-release provides, redhat-release. Having that as the default
> > means that yum will work on fedora, redhat, centos, yellowdog etc etc
> > etc
> > 
> > -sv
> > 
> Thank you for the info, i thought it pointed to a package, not a file
> in /etc
> Makes sense this way.

yah - it does point to a package.

the package providing 'redhat-release'

run:

rpm -q --provides fedora-release

-sv



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