Author doko
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Date 2016-10-18.12:33:25
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This is not available everywhere, not even on Linux distributions. Why would you implement something which only works on 50% of existing Linux distributions? Who would even use that? And for what would you use it?  You have a distro module available now from PyPi, you can use that one instead, and it gives 100% correct results for all currently known distros, and can be updated independent of Python releases.

If it's that a simple function, then please implement it for your own needs.  I think it's bad style too, to rely on specific distro and release information instead of checking release names and versions.  Such a style should not be encouraged in the standard lib from my point of view.
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