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Bug 610970 - python-paste-script is bundling other python libraries
python-paste-script is bundling other python libraries
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-paste-script (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Luke Macken
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-02 18:06 EDT by Toshio Ernie Kuratomi
Modified: 2016-09-19 22:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 08:17:44 EST
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Patch to use system tempita instead of one bundled in the paste package (530 bytes, patch)
2010-07-30 23:41 EDT, Toshio Ernie Kuratomi
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Description Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2010-07-02 18:06:30 EDT
Description of problem:

The directory /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paste/script/wsgiserver/
and the __init__.py inside of it are taken from the CherryPy project.  We need to unbundle that file so we aren't copying it all over the place, something that makes for problems if security problems or just plain bugfixes get fixed upstream in cherrypy but the other projects don't pick up the changes (python-paste-scripts copy is 3.1.1 but 3.1.2 is the current upstream stable).

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Additional Info:
I've documented a few ways to fix this here:


Additionally, we may want to start packaging the wsgiserver directory separately from cherrypy.  The CherryPy upstream does not package it standalone but he does make it easy to get the code separately on the website:

Comment 1 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2010-07-03 11:58:51 EDT
I've committed a fix to rawhide but there's a few things that I'm not sure about.

1) The fix makes us Require python-cherrypy.  Unavoidable unless we talk to FuManchu about pulling wsgiserver out of CherryPy into its own upstream module.

2) The fix for uuid treats it like the modules that are in the stdlib in python-2.4 but I'm not sure we should do that.  python-2.4 is a sweet spot for upstreams to target so people needing a uuid implementation on python-2.4 may import paste.script.utils.uuid instead of importing it from the python-uuid module. (uuid was implemented in the stdlib for python-2.5)

A better fix might be more like the wsgiserver patch:  make the bundled uuid private and try to import uuid from the system to fill the symbols in a paste compatibility layer.  Look at the wsgiserver patch or the second to last example on https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Toshio/Unbundling_Python_Modules
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 08:24:45 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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Comment 3 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2010-07-30 23:41:11 EDT
Found that this is using the tempita bundled in python-paste as well.  While that's stritly speaking a problem with paste, we should have it use the system version instead.  Will attach a patch.

All of these patches should make their way upstream....
Comment 4 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2010-07-30 23:41:51 EDT
Created attachment 435719 [details]
Patch to use system tempita instead of one bundled in the paste package
Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 14:45:35 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
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