[systemd-devel] [PATCH] Add BUILD_ID to os-release
lennart at poettering.net
Fri Mar 22 16:00:25 PDT 2013
On Wed, 20.03.13 14:54, William Douglas (william.douglas at intel.com) wrote:
> BUILD_ID is a generic field that can uniquely identify all a
> distributions default packages in a release or image build
> when VERSION is used as broader identifier.
Hmm, why wouldn't VERSION_ID= be enough for this purpose? We already
have VERSION= as "pretty" version string, and VERSION_ID= as low-level
computer-readable version, why do we need another?
Also, the patch has line breaks in it, can't be merged that way...
> Signed-off-by: William Douglas <william.douglas at intel.com>
> man/os-release.xml | 11 +++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/man/os-release.xml b/man/os-release.xml
> index 98320ef..e6f31f7 100644
> --- a/man/os-release.xml
> +++ b/man/os-release.xml
> @@ -298,6 +298,17 @@
> + <varlistentry>
> + <listitem><para>A string uniquely
> + identifying the packages installed by
> + default from a distribution. This field
> + is optional. Example:
> + or
> + </para></listitem>
> + </varlistentry>
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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