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I am not sure this is going to happen, redis is a py2 port of asyncio, I really do not see the point in having a py3 version of a port of a py3 library.
So I'll wait a little before closing, but my first impression is WONTFIX :)
Err, sorry not redis, trollius
And there is a asyncio-redis library: https://github.com/jonathanslenders/asyncio-redis which would be py3 only.
While Trollius is a port of asyncio, it's not Python2-only. It allows writing asyncio-style packages that are source-compatible with both py2 and py3, but anything based on it can't simply switch to asyncio when it drops py2 compatibility.
On the other hand, nothing in Fedora depends on trollius-redis, it probably isn't widely adopted elsewhere, and Trollius itself is deprecated* upstream.
* (we'd say "orphaned" in Fedora)
> nothing in Fedora depends on trollius-redis
Pagure does :)
Trollius is orphaned/deprecated? I thought its upstream now works at RH?
That being said, you do have a point about the py2/py3 compatibility, I'll see about updating the package then.
Victor does work at RH, but it was his personal project.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Fixed in rawhide: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=13216745
I will likely update F24 an F23 as well since the main change is the py3 package.