Debian Bug report logs - #681480
base-files: Provide HOME_URL, SUPPORT_URL and BUG_REPORT_URL in /etc/os-release

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Package: base-files; Maintainer for base-files is Santiago Vila <>; Source for base-files is src:base-files.

Reported by: Raphaël Hertzog <>

Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:42:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Found in version base-files/6.11

Fixed in version base-files/6.12

Done: Santiago Vila <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Santiago Vila <>:
Bug#681480; Package base-files. (Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:42:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Raphaël Hertzog <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Santiago Vila <>. (Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:42:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Raphaël Hertzog <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: base-files: Provide HOME_URL, SUPPORT_URL and BUG_REPORT_URL in /etc/os-release
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:39:26 +0200
Package: base-files
Version: 6.11
Severity: wishlist mentions
HOME_URL, SUPPORT_URL and BUG_REPORT_URL. It would be nice to provide
a value for those in /etc/os-release.


Or maybe BUG_REPORT_URL="".

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (150, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: amd64

Kernel: Linux 3.4-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.utf8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages base-files depends on:
ii  gawk [awk]  1:4.0.1+dfsg-2
ii  mawk [awk]  1.3.3-17

base-files recommends no packages.

base-files suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Reply sent to Santiago Vila <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 27 Oct 2012 16:06:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Raphaël Hertzog <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 27 Oct 2012 16:06:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Santiago Vila <>
Subject: Bug#681480: fixed in base-files 6.12
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2012 16:02:28 +0000
Source: base-files
Source-Version: 6.12

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
base-files, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Santiago Vila <> (supplier of updated base-files package)

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Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2012 17:41:00 +0200
Source: base-files
Binary: base-files
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 6.12
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Santiago Vila <>
Changed-By: Santiago Vila <>
 base-files - Debian base system miscellaneous files
Closes: 681480 689835 690345
 base-files (6.12) unstable; urgency=low
   * Added HOME_URL, SUPPORT_URL and BUG_REPORT_URL to /etc/os-release.
     Reported by Raphaël Hertzog. Closes: #681480.
   * Added Breaks: sendfile (<< version in squeeze) to help sendfile bug
     regarding improper modification of /etc/profile to be fixed faster.
     Reported by Andreas Beckmann. Closes: #689835.
   * Make /var/run and /var/lock absolute again.
     Reported by Roger Leigh. Closes: #690345.
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