Determining Linux Distribution

Chris Johns chrisj at
Wed Sep 9 22:25:16 UTC 2020

On 10/9/20 8:15 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 4:06 PM Karel Gardas <karel.gardas at
> <mailto:karel.gardas at>> wrote:
>     On 9/9/20 11:03 PM, Karel Gardas wrote:
>     > so Debian, Kali and OpenSuSE at least are not well handled by this
>     > script and it's quite fun since simple:
>     Can't judge author of the script. The post is from 2008! So I guess
>     /etc/os-release was not so wide spread among the Linuxes at that time...
> That looks promising and in rtems-toolkit should be easy to make do that.

The code in that calls platform.dist() should be removed because the
call has been removed from Python 3 after 3.5.


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