[Mageia-discuss] HCL for Mageia?

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Wed Jun 1 13:06:17 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 01 juin 2011 à 12:53 +0200, Thorsten van Lil a écrit :
> Am 01.06.2011 11:06, schrieb Kristoffer Grundström:
> > I'm fully aware of that we're releasing Mageia 1 now & since Mandriva
> > (that we forked from) has got a HCL, aren't we going to have it as well?
> >
> > /Kristoffer
> >
> Mandriva (openSuSE, ...) also feed the Fedora database with infos:
> http://smolt.fedoraproject.org/
> Maybe we should conentrate on that, because we get with relative small 
> efforts quite good results. 

And that also would enable to see if a computer work with others linux
distribution, which would help us finding fixes, or sharing ours.

> The /etc/redhat-release seems to be for the 
> smolt database I guess?!

That's historical. I suppose this was mainly here for proprietary
software that check the file before being installed ( oracle, etc ). 

Michael Scherer

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