Bug 1367012 - python-bucky: Provide a Python 3 subpackage [NEEDINFO]
python-bucky: Provide a Python 3 subpackage
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-bucky (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jonathan Steffan
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: PYTHON3
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Reported: 2016-08-15 05:06 EDT by Petr Viktorin
Modified: 2017-02-28 05:06 EST (History)
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Description Petr Viktorin 2016-08-15 05:06:32 EDT
Upstream, this software supports Python 3 (although they do claim the support is  still very young). 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
entirely.

It's OK to do this in Rawhide only, however, it would be greatly
appreciated if you could push it to Fedora 25 as well.


If you need more instructions, a guide for porting Python-based RPMs is
available at [2].
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
[2] http://python-rpm-porting.readthedocs.io/
Comment 1 Dominika Krejčí 2016-09-01 05:01:42 EDT
Hello Jonathan,
how is it going? Do you need any help?
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2017-02-28 05:06:31 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 26 development cycle.
Changing version to '26'.

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