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Subject: bug#65: base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from debian
From: Gregory Nowak <greg@gregn.net>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.devuan.org>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:44:46 -0700

Package: base-files
Version: 8+devuan7
Severity: minor

Dear Maintainer,
after upgrading from debian wheezy to devuan jessie, /etc/debian_version still exists with the contents "7.11". This file is apparently still referenced somewhere when doing apt-get dist-upgrade. This issue is discussed at:
<https://lists.dyne.org/lurker/thread/20170418.054720.34c2db04.en.html>

*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***

   * What led up to the situation?
Migrating from debian wheezy to devuan jessie.

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
     ineffective)?
Leaving the file in place seems to cause no harm. Removing it causes the message "cat /etc/debian_version: no such file or directory" to appear when running apt-get dist-upgrade. Fresh installs of devuan don't have a /etc/debian_version, and don't exhibit this problem.

   * What was the outcome of this action?
See above.

   * What outcome did you expect instead?
No /etc/debian_version should exist after migrating to devuan, and the lack of this file shouldn't produce error messages when running apt-get dist-upgrade.

*** End of the template - remove these template lines ***


-- System Information:

Architecture: i686

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages base-files depends on:
ii  mawk [awk]  1.3.3-17

base-files recommends no packages.

base-files suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/debian_version f627c6a8a6325d8f495a49568e4b2a79 [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/etc/debian_version f627c6a8a6325d8f495a49568e4b2a79'
/etc/dpkg/origins/debian 731423fa8ba067262f8ef37882d1e742 [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/etc/dpkg/origins/debian 731423fa8ba067262f8ef37882d1e742'
/etc/issue changed [not included]

-- no debconf information


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From: owner@bugs.devuan.org (Devuan bug Tracking System)
To: Gregory Nowak <greg@gregn.net>
Subject: bug#65: Acknowledgement (base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from debian)

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Subject: bug#65: base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from
To: 65@bugs.devuan.org
From: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:58:57 -0400

Package: base-files


FYI: /etc/debian_version exists in Xubuntu-14.04. It says "jessie/sid".

I don't think it's a bad idea to leave that file in place if we are
tracking a particular version of Debian.

fsmithred


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To: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
Subject: bug#65: Info received (was base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from)

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Subject: bug#65: marked as done (base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from debian)

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From: Gregory Nowak <greg@gregn.net>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.devuan.org>
Subject: base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from debian
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Package: base-files
Version: 8+devuan7
Severity: minor

Dear Maintainer,
after upgrading from debian wheezy to devuan jessie, /etc/debian_version still exists with the contents "7.11". This file is apparently still referenced somewhere when doing apt-get dist-upgrade. This issue is discussed at:
<https://lists.dyne.org/lurker/thread/20170418.054720.34c2db04.en.html>

*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***

   * What led up to the situation?
Migrating from debian wheezy to devuan jessie.

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
     ineffective)?
Leaving the file in place seems to cause no harm. Removing it causes the message "cat /etc/debian_version: no such file or directory" to appear when running apt-get dist-upgrade. Fresh installs of devuan don't have a /etc/debian_version, and don't exhibit this problem.

   * What was the outcome of this action?
See above.

   * What outcome did you expect instead?
No /etc/debian_version should exist after migrating to devuan, and the lack of this file shouldn't produce error messages when running apt-get dist-upgrade.

*** End of the template - remove these template lines ***


-- System Information:

Architecture: i686

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages base-files depends on:
ii  mawk [awk]  1.3.3-17

base-files recommends no packages.

base-files suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/debian_version f627c6a8a6325d8f495a49568e4b2a79 [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/etc/debian_version f627c6a8a6325d8f495a49568e4b2a79'
/etc/dpkg/origins/debian 731423fa8ba067262f8ef37882d1e742 [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/etc/dpkg/origins/debian 731423fa8ba067262f8ef37882d1e742'
/etc/issue changed [not included]

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/etc/debian_version seems to be here to stay in the near future, other
Debian derivatives have it as well as a way of documenting the Debian
version that is being tracked.

/etc/devuan_version will be "X.Y" for stable releases and
"CODENAME/ceres" for testing/unstable.
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From: owner@bugs.devuan.org (Devuan bug Tracking System)
To: Gregory Nowak <greg@gregn.net>
Subject: bug#65 acknowledged by developer

This is an automatic notification regarding your bug report
#65: base-files: /etc/debian_version exists after migrating from debian,
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It has been closed by one of the developers, namely
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version that is being tracked.

/etc/devuan_version will be "X.Y" for stable releases and
"CODENAME/ceres" for testing/unstable.
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