Created attachment 429611 [details]
Spec patch to unbundle markdown/textile and cleanup for new python guidelines
Description of problem:
I've found the following code in webhelpers that appears to have been bundled from another upstream source.
* An old version of python-markdown seems to be bundled -- will need porting to work with a system library.
* An old version of python-textile is bundled -- will need porting work to work with a system library.
* feedgenerator originates in Django but has been modified.
* webhelpers/html/render.py is from ZPTKit but has been modified
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I haven't explored the modifications to feedgenerator and render.py yet. If they've been heavily modified, they could get an exception from FESCo (although, depending on the modifications, it might be a case of needing to send the modifications to the django/ZPTKit upstreams to be merged instead).
I'll attach a source code and spec file patch for python-markdown and python-textile.
Created attachment 429612 [details]
Patch to unbundle and update markdown nad textile
This patch updates the included markdown and textile to current versions and adds code so that system versions of the libraries are used in preference to the bundled versions.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.
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That's a pretty major reworking of things. I'm going to work with upstream to get it fixed/removed and possibly just add the dependency rather than having the fall-back to an included version.
<nod> The patch is meant to give upstream a way to keep bundling but allow us to use the system libraries should they say need to include markdown and textile. By all means see if upstream is amenable to unbundling altogether, that's certainly preferable :-)
Note, that even with the patch we'd want to add an explicit Requires: on python-markdown and python-textile. That way we're never using the bundled code. If we don't include the explicit Requires then we'd still have to track and update the bundled code in this package for bugs and security vulnerabilities in markdown and textile.
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