Bug#939733: lsb-release: lsb_release does not show point release on Debian 10.1

Andy Smith andy at strugglers.net
Mon Sep 9 13:54:09 BST 2019


On Sun, Sep 08, 2019 at 05:08:12PM +0200, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Sep 2019, Markku Leiniö wrote:
> > On Buster, "lsb_release -d" does not show the point release:
> > 
> > $ lsb_release -d
> > Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)
> Isn’t that a feature?
> The x.y there was a remnant from Debian sarge times.

Up until squeeze I have seen it show x.y.z, then from wheezy to
stretch I see only x.y, but it does seem new behaviour in buster to
only show x.

$ ansible '*' -i inventories/testing -a 'lsb_release -d' | grep ^Descr | sort -u
Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)
Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 8.11 (jessie)
Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 9.10 (stretch)


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