Bug 1303610 - libcap-ng-python RPM requires both Python 2 and Python 3
Summary: libcap-ng-python RPM requires both Python 2 and Python 3
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libcap-ng
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Assignee: Steve Grubb
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: PYTHON3
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Reported: 2016-02-01 12:41 UTC by Charalampos Stratakis
Modified: 2016-02-03 17:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-02-03 17:28:04 UTC
Type: Bug


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Description Charalampos Stratakis 2016-02-01 12:41:41 UTC
The libcap-ng-python RPM requires both Python 2 and Python 3.

Except in very special circumstances, there is no need for one package
to drag in both Python stacks. This is a packaging error: the "/python?.?/" in the %files section will expand to both python2.? and python3.?.

The destination directory for python and python3 files should use %{python2_sitearch} and %{python3_sitearch} macros, respectively. See [0]

Please fix the spec file.

It's fine to do this in Rawhide only.


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[0] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Python#Macros

Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2016-02-03 17:28:04 UTC
Its now fixed in rawhide. Will push over to F23 at some point.


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