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Re: Debian testing - release number




On 28/06/18 16:40, David Wright wrote:
> On Wed 27 Jun 2018 at 19:49:13 (+0200), Martin Krämer wrote:
>> I am wondering if it is possible to get the debian release number
>> for debian testing (and maybe sid) from command line?
> 
> Yes.
> 
> # cat > /etc/debian_version
> Write whatever you want here
> ^D
> 
> Job done. (That's a control-D.)
> 
> Whether it's advisable to depend on its being numerical is a different matter.

Wait, what? Are you trying to get it, or set it? Why would you want to
edit that?

Richard

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