Upstream, this software supports Python 3. Please provide a Python 3
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packaged for Python 3 if upstream supports it.
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Hi Lars, is there any reason why is Python 3 disabled in the specfile?
Last I checked, not all of the dependencies for OpenStack libraries supported python3. Which was the original reason for disabling it.
(In reply to Paul Belanger from comment #2)
> Last I checked, not all of the dependencies for OpenStack libraries
> supported python3. Which was the original reason for disabling it.
I think all dependencies which are needed now support Python 3. (python3-ipaddress does not exist, it is in the standard library since Python 3.3 so it is no need to require it.) Do you know about another "blocker"?
It looks like the spec file now has support for building a python3 subpackage and builds successfully under rawhide. Paul, should the python3 builds be enabled in master?
Sure, we can try and see what a happens. In fact, the next releases of shade are dropping openstack clients as a dependencies.
I'll work on this over the christmas break.
Any news on this?
We are blocked until python3-ironicclient fixes their dependency issue. There is currently no python3-openstackclient.
Error: nothing provides python3-openstackclient >= 2.1.0 needed by python3-ironicclient-1.7.0-2.fc26.noarch
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 26 development cycle.
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This looks fixed; I see a python3-shade in f28. Thank you!