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Bug 1475298 - python3-pylint should provide /usr/bin/pylint
python3-pylint should provide /usr/bin/pylint
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pylint (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christian Dersch
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Reported: 2017-07-26 08:11 EDT by Jan Niklas Hasse
Modified: 2017-07-26 08:11 EDT (History)
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Description Jan Niklas Hasse 2017-07-26 08:11:23 EDT
Description of problem:
The python3-pylint package provides the binary /usr/bin/pylint-3. While this is fine when using both the Python 2 and the Python 3 version, it would be great if python3-pylint also provided the normal pylint binary, so that the usage of Python 3 is encouraged.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
python3-pylint-1.7.1-1.fc26.noarch

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run `dnf provides /usr/bin/pylint`

Actual results:
Returns only pylint

Expected results:
Should return both pylint and python3-pylint

Additional info:
This can be done using "alternatives". See this similar bug report: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1404699

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