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Bug 1941234 - Dependency on python-importlib-metadata >= 1 at EPEL 8
Summary: Dependency on python-importlib-metadata >= 1 at EPEL 8
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-keyring
Version: epel8
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Tubbs
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2021-03-21 00:34 UTC by Robert Scheck
Modified: 2021-03-22 03:39 UTC (History)
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Description Robert Scheck 2021-03-21 00:34:07 UTC
Description of problem:
What's the situation with the dependency on python-importlib-metadata >= 1 at EPEL 8? Is it really required? As of writing, it needs python-importlib-metadata >= 1 (older versions of python-keyring don't), while all branches are shipping a python-importlib-metadata 0.x version...

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Comment 1 Christopher Tubbs 2021-03-22 03:39:48 UTC
It looks like it was dropped in F32 in and then dropped for RHEL9 and ELN in

`rpm -q --requires` on the epel8 package includes:


If there's a `>= 1` requirement, I don't think it's coming from this package, though. I don't see that in this output or in the spec file.

I do not use EPEL8 and only built the package for that branch because it was requested, so I do not know what is required there. If somebody knows more about the situation with EPEL8, I'd be happy to take suggestions or pull requests, but I'm not really interested in doing much work for that branch, since I don't use it.

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