Bug 1764096 - Plans for continuing Python 2 support for python-dns?
Summary: Plans for continuing Python 2 support for python-dns?
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-dns
Version: 32
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Paul Wouters
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 1824036
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-10-22 09:01 UTC by Paul Howarth
Modified: 2020-04-16 08:58 UTC (History)
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Description Paul Howarth 2019-10-22 09:01:51 UTC

I'm the maintainer of trac-spamfilter-plugin, which has a dependency on python2-dns. The trac application and its plugins have not yet been ported to Python 3, so there is a co-ordination effort going on in #1737930 to check the ongoing support status of the necessary dependencies for trac and its plugins.

Are you OK with continuing support for python2-dns in Fedora 32 and possibly Fedora 33?

python2-dns has dependencies on python-crypto (which I maintain) and python2-typing (which is orphaned but I am in the process of taking it over). I am content to maintain these to support trac.

Comment 1 Paul Howarth 2020-01-07 11:03:33 UTC
Please consider switching crypto backend from python-crypto to python-pycryptodomex (https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/python-dns/pull-request/1) so we can drop Python2 support from (dead upstream) python-crypto. I would like to move towards retiring python-crypto altogether at some point.

Comment 2 Avram Lubkin 2020-01-22 15:32:39 UTC
Crypto support has been switched in rawhide.

Python 2 support is still in place, but I'm not sure how long that can be maintained. If upstream does a new release, which is long overdue, Python 2 will not be supported since they have already dropped support. It looks like trac has been working on this Python 3 support for 5 years but are finally starting to see there is urgency to get it done.

Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2020-02-11 17:28:24 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 32 development cycle.
Changing version to 32.

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