[maemo-developers] How to check SDK version?

From: Graham Cobb g+770 at cobb.uk.net
Date: Sat Oct 31 03:01:45 EET 2009
On Saturday 31 October 2009 00:28:21 Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> On Oct 30, 2009, at 10:58, Graham Cobb wrote:
> > On Friday 30 October 2009 08:11:37 Reshma Prasanna wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm new to Maemo but I'm using a PC that already has a Maemo SDK
> >> installation (done by someone else). Please tell me how to find out
> >> which
> >> version of the SDK is installed? i.e. Is the SDK version 5.0 alpha,
> >> 5.0
> >> beta or 5.0 stable version?
> >
> > cat /etc/maemo_version
> Is /etc/maemo_version canonical?

Probably not.  And in things like configure scripts I always check against 
versions of installed libraries, not against the SDK name.  However, it is 
good enough to answer the question "someone left me an SDK which version is 

MUD uses it as the default for the SDK name (which it uses to select 
alternative entries in its build file) but the user can override it if it is 

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