Bug 1262991 - Python package contains many patches that aren't upstreamed
Python package contains many patches that aren't upstreamed
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Charalampos Stratakis
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-14 16:20 EDT by Conrad Meyer
Modified: 2018-02-14 23:29 EST (History)
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Comment 1 Petr Viktorin 2015-09-15 04:34:56 EDT
Note that 2.7 is in extended maintenance mode upstream, which means minor features can't be added any more.

If the python3 version of the patch is already upstream, it's most likely not applicable for 2.7 (i.e. upstream has already seen it and decided it's py3 only).

So if anyone wants to take this, I'd recommend starting with the patches in python3: http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/python3.git/tree/python3.spec
(note that py2/py3 patches are still synchronized)
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-01-29 08:04:25 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 3 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 08:45:08 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

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Comment 5 Petr Viktorin 2017-07-26 05:38:46 EDT
This issue still exists, but it's unlikely to be fixed until Python 2 goes away -- there are more important things to do around Python.

Still, if anyone would like to help upstreaming patches, feel free. I recommend focusing on Python 3, though.
Comment 6 Jan Kurik 2017-08-15 04:28:39 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 27 development cycle.
Changing version to '27'.

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