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Re: Please add debian_releases to base-files (was Re: Bits from the release team: full steam ahead towards buster)




Marvin,

> I have often wanted to have on my system a text file containing the
> correspondence between code name and release number.

This appears to be already in the archive in a number of places.

For example, in `debdate`, `debian-handbook` or even in the `debian-
timeline` package if you speak XML.. Naturally, these are not as
convienent as a simple text file, so I am simply pointing them out.

> I would also like /etc/debian_version to contain both number and name

[…]

To avoid conflation of topics, this sounds like this should be a
separate wishlist bug, at least in the first instance.


Best wishes,

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