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Bug 1926202 - openvswitch fails to build with Python 3.10ImportError: cannot import name 'Sequence' from 'collections'
Summary: openvswitch fails to build with Python 3.10ImportError: cannot import name 'S...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openvswitch
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Timothy Redaelli
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: PYTHON3.10
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-02-08 12:54 UTC by Tomáš Hrnčiar
Modified: 2021-02-22 17:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-02-22 17:12:08 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Tomáš Hrnčiar 2021-02-08 12:54:30 UTC
openvswitch fails to build with Python 3.10.0a5.

#                             -*- compilation -*-
1258. testing integer - Python3 ...
./ $PYTHON3 $srcdir/ parse-atomic-type '["integer"]' 
--- /dev/null	2021-02-07 02:06:16.619048055 +0000
+++ /builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/tests/testsuite.dir/at-groups/1258/stderr	2021-02-07 02:36:25.975586284 +0000
@@ -0,0 +1,19 @@
+Traceback (most recent call last):
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/python/ovs/db/", line 10, in <module>
+    import sortedcontainers
+ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'sortedcontainers'
+During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred:
+Traceback (most recent call last):
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/tests/testsuite.dir/1258/../.././", line 21, in <module>
+    import ovs.db.idl
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/python/ovs/db/", line 25, in <module>
+    from ovs.db import custom_index
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/python/ovs/db/", line 12, in <module>
+    from ovs.compat import sortedcontainers
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/python/ovs/compat/sortedcontainers/", line 41, in <module>
+    from .sortedlist import SortedList, SortedListWithKey
+  File "/builddir/build/BUILD/openvswitch-2.14.0/python/ovs/compat/sortedcontainers/", line 9, in <module>
+    from collections import Sequence, MutableSequence
+ImportError: cannot import name 'Sequence' from 'collections' (/usr/lib64/python3.10/collections/

bpo-37324: Remove deprecated aliases to Collections Abstract Base Classes
from the collections module.

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build openvswitch with Python 3.10, see:

Testing and mass rebuild of packages is happening in copr. You can follow these instructions to test locally in mock if your package builds with Python 3.10:

Let us know here if you have any questions.

Python 3.10 will be included in Fedora 35. To make that update smoother, we're building Fedora packages with early pre-releases of Python 3.10.
A build failure prevents us from testing all dependent packages (transitive [Build]Requires), so if this package is required a lot, it's important for us to get it fixed soon.
We'd appreciate help from the people who know this package best, but if you don't want to work on this now, let us know so we can try to work around it on our side.

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2021-02-09 16:06:30 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 34 development cycle.
Changing version to 34.

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