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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Differentiate 'distro' and 'distrofamily' in Sys::Guestfs::Lib



On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 12:08:05AM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
> Change distro in the output formally known as virt-inspector to reflect the
> actual distro. Possible values are now: fedora, rhel, centos, scientific,
> debian.
> 
> Add new distrofamily entry which is one of: redhat, debian. Currently all
> distros except 'debian' are in the redhat family.
> 
> This allows you to, for example, select a RHEL/CentOS/Scientific Linux specific
> kernel for installation rather than assuming they're all the same.
> 
> Note this also changes the behaviour of virt-inspector --query. It will now only
> return rhel=yes for RHEL.

+1.

Rich.

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