[New-bugs-announce] [issue12214] platform module can't detect archlinux distribution

zhou wei report at bugs.python.org
Mon May 30 13:46:20 CEST 2011

New submission from zhou wei <lilaboc.cn at gmail.com>:

platform.py can't detect archlinux distribution.
the fix is to try to detect whether /etc/arch-release exists (archlinux is using a rolling release model, so no version, id here. https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Linux).

components: Library (Lib)
files: platform.py.patch
keywords: patch
messages: 137258
nosy: lemburg, lilaboc
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: platform module can't detect archlinux distribution
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file22189/platform.py.patch

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