how to tell what version of android i am running

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    probably REALLY stupid question here, but I *think* i have incrementally upgraded from the leaked 2.3.9 to 2.3.15, but I don't know how to actually CONFIRM that. it said success, but when i look at my about phone, it still says 2.3.9 (i am 99+% sure this is just about the build.prop from what i understand). any easy way to do this? or hard? im good with adb/shell/etc.

    thanks a TON in advance.
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    Settings>about phone
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    no, i did that. if it is still saying 2.3.9, does that mean the update didn't work?
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    Unless for some reason the update didn't change your version number then you aren't updated.
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    i have a modified build.props, and have flyx installed. would that make a difference? it definitely added all of the crap back when i updated -- so it certainly LOOKS to have done something.
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    and just to be clear, it certainly looks like everything updated (some functionality in the contacts improved, for instance)
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    Might want to ask birdman if maybe he left something out in the build.prop that would have changed the version
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    i tweeted him, we'll see if he replies -- i know some people had mentioned that you can make your version info say anything you want with some silly hackery. does he have a droidforums.net name that i could pm?
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    no reply from him. Anyone else want to weigh in on this? I found out that I am right that the updates do not change your build.prop file, and thus do not update the settings/about info.
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