[tex-live] The suggestions (from tex-d-l) (Re: Comment on Re: TeXLive-CD/DVD (Installation))

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Thu May 24 14:01:49 CEST 2007

"Martin Schröder" <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:

> 2007/5/24, Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch>:
>> "Kaja P. Christiansen" <kaja at daimi.au.dk> wrote:
>> > Ubuntu has the lsb_release command and /etc/lsb_release file.
>> Isn't that a characteristic of any system which is (or claims to be)
>> LSB-compliant?
> SUSE 10.2 has one. But debian 3.1 hasn't. Is 4.0 the first LSB-compliant debian?

My Debian system doesn't have a lsb_release.  I can find a file
/etc/lsb[-_]release only in the debian-edu-config package (debian-edu is
a custom distribution for educational purposes, schools and such).

But I do have lsb packages installed which claim to be

| This package provides an implementation of all modules of version 3.1
| of the Linux Standard Base for Debian on the Intel x86, Intel ia64
| [...]
| The intent of this package is to provide a best current practice way
| of installing and running LSB packages on Debian GNU/Linux.  Its
| presence does not imply that we believe that Debian fully complies
| with the Linux Standard Base, and should not be construed as a
| statement that Debian is LSB-compliant.

Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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