Devuan bug report logs - #153
lsb-release: Ascii's os-release file reports wrong distro

Package: base-files; Reported by: Evilham <>;
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:33:01 UTC;
Tags: ascii;
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To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: lsb-release: Ascii's os-release file reports wrong distro
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:26:15 +0200

Package: lsb-release
Version: 4.1+devuan2
Severity: normal

Content of /usr/lib/os-release file is verbatim that of debian.

We need a "devuanised" version of the package.
Maybe we should ban this package from being ever pulled at all?

-- Package-specific info:
lsb_release output
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 (ascii)
Release:	2.0
Codename:	ascii
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
    Apt policy
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
Package files:
 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     release a=now
 500 ascii-updates/main amd64 Packages
     release v=2.0.0,o=Devuan,a=ascii-updates,n=ascii,l=ascii-updates,c=main,b=amd64
 500 ascii/non-free amd64 Packages
     release v=2.0,o=Devuan,a=testing,n=ascii,l=Devuan,c=non-free,b=amd64
 500 ascii/contrib amd64 Packages
     release v=2.0,o=Devuan,a=testing,n=ascii,l=Devuan,c=contrib,b=amd64
 500 ascii/main amd64 Packages
     release v=2.0,o=Devuan,a=testing,n=ascii,l=Devuan,c=main,b=amd64
Pinned packages:
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
deb ascii main contrib non-free
deb ascii-updates main contrib non-free
deb ascii-security main contrib non-free
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
-*- -*- -*- -*- -*-
- none

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 (ascii)
Release:	2.0
Codename:	ascii

Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE= (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages lsb-release depends on:
ii  python  2.7.13-2

Versions of packages lsb-release recommends:
ii  apt  1.4.8

Versions of packages lsb-release suggests:
pn  lsb  <none>

-- no debconf information

bug reassigned from package `lsb-release' to `base-files'. Request was from Evilham <> to Full text available.

Tags added: ascii Request was from KatolaZ <> to Full text available.

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