Il giorno mer 5 giu 2019 alle ore 17:19 Nir Soffer <> ha scritto:
In several projects (e.g. vdsm, imageio, sanlock), we have the issue of building python 3 packages
for Fedora.

The current build process create packages with the same name for both python 2 and python 3.
When the packages are published to oVirt repository, the python 3 packages overwrite the python 2

We can rename the packages properly (e.g. python2-xxx, python3-xxx) but this requires lot of work
and typically breaks later in the code publishing the packages.

There is also the difficulty of building both python 2 and python 3 packages from same spec in the same
build. This should be possible but not easy.

Since python 2 is about to die soon, should we simplify by building python 2 *or* python 3, depending
on version?

Fedora 29: python 2.7
Fedora 30: python 3.7
CentOS 7: python 2.7
CentOS 8: python 3.6

I'm totally in agreement with this, +100
let's build for a single python version per distribution and above mapping looks perfect to me.

This make it possible to test and develop on python 2.7 until vdsm is fully functional on python 3,
and it save resources in the CI.




Sandro Bonazzola


Red Hat EMEA