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FS#64775 - [mate-applet-dock] crashes with python 3.8.0

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Nicola Fontana (ntd) - Sunday, 08 December 2019, 17:41 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Sunday, 08 December 2019, 17:53 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Brad Fanella (cesura)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


Python 3.8.0 removed `linux_distribution` from the `platform` module, making this applet pretty much useless: it fails at startup with

AttributeError: module 'platform' has no attribute 'linux_distribution'

A patch has been submitted upstream but it has not yet been released:
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