Find out OS version and plattform?
Herbert J. Skuhra
herbert at gojira.at
Sat Jun 13 13:54:32 UTC 2020
On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 10:20:09 +0200, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 09:00:00 +0100
> > Matthew Seaman <matthew at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >> On 12/06/2020 10:03, Ede Wolf wrote:
> >>> linux has something like /etc/os-release, which is a textfile, is there
> >>> an equivalent [method] in FreeBSD?
> >> Yes. It's exactly the same.
> > Since when ? There isn't one on my 12.1p3 box.
> It seems to be only in stable/12 and head at the moment, and it's
> /var/run/os-release by default.
That seems to be right.
And I had to run etcupdate to get /etc/os-release:
# file /etc/os-release
/etc/os-release: symbolic link to ../var/run/os-release
Obviously the symlink is not created if you only run mergemaster.
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