getting linux distro used...

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Apr 27 10:07:57 CEST 2009


In message <c7c38f62-1929-46da-
a88b-2ded6f8aff9d at y33g2000prg.googlegroups.com>, deostroll wrote:

> I just found that you could use platform.system() to get the
> underlying os used. But is there a way to get the distro used...?

Mostly the differences will not be important. But if you want to know, I 
have been compiling a list of tests here 
<http://codecodex.com/wiki/index.php?title=Identifying_the_OS_Distribution>.




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