Bug 1807943 - libosmocore requires Python 2 to build
Summary: libosmocore requires Python 2 to build
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libosmocore
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
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Assignee: Jaroslav Škarvada
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: BRPY27
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Reported: 2020-02-27 14:23 UTC by Petr Viktorin
Modified: 2020-02-27 17:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-02-27 17:45:43 UTC
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Description Petr Viktorin 2020-02-27 14:23:33 UTC
Python 2 reached upstream end-of-life in January 2020. In Fedora Rawhide, it's now provided from the compat package `python27`.
Packages that only use Python 2 at build time, like libosmocore, had a general exception to keep using it in Fedora 31. Now, the dependency should be removed.

It seems that Python 3 support was already merged upstream:
- http://git.osmocom.org/libosmocore/commit?id=76c6c50405c6cbb1d08bdd7b5d27c657fa5d38b6
- http://git.osmocom.org/libosmocore/commit?id=a47d37c94684ba688a6eec06d0346ee13b03aad4

If it's possible that the Python 2 build dependency won't get removed
in Fedora 33, please let us know; the package will need a FESCo exception.

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