Determining Linux Distribution
oss at c-mauderer.de
Thu Sep 10 16:37:28 UTC 2020
On 10/09/2020 18:31, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 11:09 AM Christian Mauderer <oss at c-mauderer.de
> <mailto:oss at c-mauderer.de>> wrote:
> On 10/09/2020 00:25, Chris Johns wrote:
> > On 10/9/20 8:15 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> >> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 4:06 PM Karel Gardas
> <karel.gardas at centrum.cz <mailto:karel.gardas at centrum.cz>
> >> <mailto:karel.gardas at centrum.cz
> <mailto:karel.gardas at centrum.cz>>> 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
> >> /etc/os-release was not so wide spread among the Linuxes at
> that time...
> >> That looks promising and linux.py in rtems-toolkit should be easy
> to make do that.
> > The code in linux.py that calls platform.dist() should be removed
> because the
> > call has been removed from Python 3 after 3.5.
> > Chris
> You have seen that there exists a python pip package to find out the
> I assume we don't want to assume someone will use pip to load a package
> to use the RSB or rtems-tools. Copying it into our tree gives us a package
> that will periodically need to be updated.
> Chris.. what do you want to do?
If it's not a critical information most likely we can also just do a
`uname` and a `cat /etc/os.release` or similar. That will cover _most_
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