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Author vstinner
Recipients docs@python, vstinner
Date 2018-05-22.13:05:21
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The platform.linux_distribution() function has been removed from the future Python 3.8. The removal should be documented in Python 2.7 documentation, and mention the alternative.

Python 2 documenation:

Python 3 documentation with the deprecation warning:

IMHO it's too late to deprecate the function from Python 2. We should only add a quick note.

Function removed in: bpo-28167.
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