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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.7.3-1
>> So, did anyone actually read my response here about how this wouldn't
>> work for Cygwin? ÂIf so, you'd have to think that these responses were
>> pretty off-topic.
> Actually I did but I gracefully disagree :)
> Strictly speaking you are technically perfectly correct.
> Humans however are technically imperfect creatures and so we like to
> give names even to collection of things that are ambiguous.
Due to the reasons cgf described, the file in question couldn't
contain much else but the output of 'uname -r', which incidentally is
part of the POSIX standard and hence available on every Unix/Linux,
whereas /etc/*release is not.
So please just use that.
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