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Re: Rpm5 will switch to python3 ?

From: Jeffrey Johnson <n3npq@me.com>
Date: Tue 15 Nov 2016 - 21:25:40 CET
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> On Nov 15, 2016, at 7:23 AM, Alexander Kanavin <alexander.kanavin@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> Which of those packages is of interest to you?
>> Offhand, I don’t see any important applications there that MUST have
>> rpm-python3.
> The usage case is that Yocto Project is replacing smartpm with dnf.
> Dnf can (still) be configured to use Python 2, but we strongly prefer to use Python 3 from the beginning.

The first step is still to get DNF “working” with RPM5 using python2: there are multiple ports involved.

If you expose you git repositories, I can try to help.

I have already forked all the relevant repositories and done some of the necessary porting
back in August:


Meanwhile, rpm-python3 is just a small piece of a much larger puzzle.

Until DNF is ported to use rpm5 (with test cases and coverage), rpm—python3 is
a NICETOHAVE answer in search of a question.

Functioning DNF with RPM5 is MUST’VE.

73 de Jeff
Received on Tue Nov 15 21:25:48 2016
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