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Bug 1622380 - New upstream, including Python 3 port
Summary: New upstream, including Python 3 port
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pyutil
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: anish
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 1622381
Blocks: PYTHON3
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-27 02:11 UTC by Dan Callaghan
Modified: 2019-11-27 19:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 19:24:58 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Dan Callaghan 2018-08-27 02:11:13 UTC
The original upstream author for this package seems to have gone AWOL, but there is a newly active upstream fork here:

including a (halfway-complete) port to Python 3. I finished it off for them and have posted a pull request:

Can you please update the Fedora package to use this new upstream and include a Python 3 subpackage. Here is a dist-git PR:

Note there is a cyclical dependency between this and python-zbase32, but I've ported that one too. Will file a bug against it as well.

Comment 1 anish 2018-08-27 02:18:32 UTC
Thank you for submitting a patch, I have merged your patch

Comment 2 Dan Callaghan 2018-08-27 02:34:34 UTC
That was fast, thanks. :-)

I just noticed I missed one thing though. We will need a Conflicts in the python3 subpackage because the binaries moved from pyutil to python3-pyutil.

Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 20:43:30 UTC
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Comment 4 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 19:24:58 UTC
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