Bug 1309618 - python-meld3: Provide a Python 3 subpackage
python-meld3: Provide a Python 3 subpackage
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-meld3 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nils Philippsen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: PYTHON3
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Reported: 2016-02-18 05:11 EST by Petr Viktorin
Modified: 2016-04-21 04:12 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: python-meld3-1.0.2-1.fc25
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Last Closed: 2016-04-20 12:17:40 EDT
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Description Petr Viktorin 2016-02-18 05:11:34 EST
Upstream (in version 1.0.2), this software supports Python 3. Please provide a Python 3 package for Fedora.

According to the Python packaging guidelines [0], software must be
packaged for Python 3 if upstream supports it.
The guidelines give detailed information on how to do this, and even
provide an example spec file [1].

The current best practice is to provide subpackages for the two Python
versions (called "Common SRPM" in the guidelines). Alternatively, if
nothing depends on your Python2 package, you can just switch to Python 3

It's fine to do this in Rawhide only.

If anything is unclear, or if you need any kind of assistance with the
porting, you can ask on IRC (#fedora-python on Freenode), or reply here.
We'll be happy to help!

[0] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Python
[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Python#Example_common_spec_file
Comment 1 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 10:25:47 EST
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:
Comment 2 Dominika Krejčí 2016-04-20 09:23:20 EDT
Hello Nils,

Do you need any help adding Python 3 support to the RPM?

If you need more instructions, a [guide] for porting Python-based RPMs is available.

[guide] http://python-rpm-porting.readthedocs.org/en/latest/index.html
Comment 3 Nils Philippsen 2016-04-20 11:25:54 EDT
Current meld3 releases seem to support Python 3 (>= 3.2) nicely, so I don't think I'll need help -- thanks anyway! I'll upgrade the package to 1.0.2 in Rawhide, in which I'll add a subpackage for Python 3.
Comment 4 Nils Philippsen 2016-04-20 11:26:41 EDT
NB: This probably requires that supervisor is updated, too.
Comment 5 Nils Philippsen 2016-04-20 12:46:39 EDT
Building supervisor-3.2.3-1.fc25 here: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=13736079
Comment 6 Petr Viktorin 2016-04-21 04:12:20 EDT
Thank you!

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