Blob Blame Raw
Index: Python-3.3.0/Lib/platform.py
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--- Python-3.3.0.orig/Lib/platform.py
+++ Python-3.3.0/Lib/platform.py
@@ -331,7 +331,7 @@ def linux_distribution(distname='', vers
         return _dist_try_harder(distname,version,id)
 
     # Read the first line
-    with open('/etc/'+file, 'r') as f:
+    with open('/etc/'+file, 'r', encoding='utf-8', errors='surrogateescape') as f:
         firstline = f.readline()
     _distname, _version, _id = _parse_release_file(firstline)