Commit 6bd21277 authored by Lennart Poettering's avatar Lennart Poettering
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man: make clear that VERSION and VERSION_ID is not mandatory in os-release.5

parent be8088a2
......@@ -75,6 +75,8 @@ Fedora:
* chkconfig → systemd enable/daemon-reload glue
* /var/lock, /var/run → what happens if rpm stuff is no %ghosted?
* make cryptsetup lower --iter-time
......@@ -167,9 +167,15 @@
<para>If you interpreting this file from code or a
shell script, use the ID and VERSION_ID fields. When
looking for an OS indetification string for
looking for an OS identification string for
presentation to the user use the PRETTY_STRING
<para>Note that operating system vendors may choose
not to provide version information, for example to
accomodate for rolling releases. In this case VERSION
and VERSION_ID may be unset. Applications should not
rely on these fields to be set.</para>
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