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Bug 1282899 - libstoragemgmt must not depend on python2
Summary: libstoragemgmt must not depend on python2
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libstoragemgmt
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tony Asleson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: PYTHON3
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-11-17 18:45 UTC by Jon Stanley
Modified: 2017-08-08 13:01 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libstoragemgmt-1.4.0-1.fc24
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2017-08-08 12:25:34 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Jon Stanley 2015-11-17 18:45:25 UTC
In rawhide, libstoragemgmt has a hard Requires: of %{name}-python.

This causes the python2 stack to be pulled in, which we are trying to eliminate from Fedora Server default install. Either this dependency must be removed (there is nothing in the Fedora Server default install that requires the python bindings of which I'm aware), or a python3 compatible subpackage must be provided (and the dep on the python2 package removed)

Comment 1 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 13:59:17 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 2 Dominika Krejčí 2016-05-11 09:34:29 UTC
Hello Tony,

do you need any help adding Python 3 support to the RPM?

If you need more instructions, a [guide] for porting Python-based RPMs is available.


Comment 3 Tony Asleson 2016-05-12 17:55:00 UTC
(In reply to Dominika Krejčí from comment #2)
> Hello Tony,
> do you need any help adding Python 3 support to the RPM?
> If you need more instructions, a [guide] for porting Python-based RPMs is
> available.
> [guide]

We have some changes in progress that we will hopefully be completing soon.  The package is a library so we need to maintain py2 and py3 compatibility.  The main difficulty is in the external libraries we depend on which haven't been ported to py3.  In some cases we are re-implementing functionality internally and in other cases we are switching to different libraries with similar functionality.

Comment 4 Gris Ge 2016-10-27 02:34:25 UTC
Hi Dominika Krejčí,

We have the pure python3 version ready in upstream[1] which will be included in next release(about Dec 2016).

Should we backport to Fedora or Fedora can wait for next release of libstoragemgmt?

Thank you.


Comment 5 Stephen Gallagher 2016-10-27 12:08:36 UTC
(In reply to Gris Ge from comment #4)
> Should we backport to Fedora or Fedora can wait for next release of
> libstoragemgmt?

The value here is specifically for installations, so backporting to a released Fedora provides little value as far as I can see (strictly from the perspective of this BZ).

That said, if there is other value to backporting (such as providing additional functionality for Cockpit), then by all means provide an update for F24/F25.

Comment 6 Dominika Krejčí 2016-11-08 08:37:59 UTC
I hope it can wait for the next release. Good luck with pure Python 3!

Comment 7 Gris Ge 2017-02-23 14:53:53 UTC
libstoragemgmt-1.4.0-1.fc24 in Fedora test repo now(soon) which only depend on
python3 stuff. The old python2 package is also kept for back compatibility.

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