[Piglit] [PATCH] Do we really need python 2.7?

Vinson Lee vlee at freedesktop.org
Mon Jan 26 21:24:32 PST 2015

On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Matěj Cepl <mcepl at cepl.eu> wrote:
> On 2015-01-26, 17:32 GMT, Dylan Baker wrote:
>> We use mako in two places. As Matt pointed out for generating tests, in
>> this capacity it's a build-time dependency. It's also used to generate
>> the pages for the HTML summary.
>> I think you can sidestep the issue using pip,
>> pip install --user mako
>> will install a new copy of mako in your ~/.local directory, which should
>> be sufficient.
> I really cannot download anything to the Fedora builders, so
> this won't do. However, I think I can work around this. Either
> I will add more recent mako to EPEL 6 or I will pre-generate the
> tests.
> I can build piglit for RHEL-6
> (http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/mcepl/piglit-el6/), but
> I am cheating with the most recent python-mako from Rawhide
> (python-mako-1.0.0-1) which doesn't exist for RHEL-6 (yet) and
> of course I am quite certain there are tons of broken code
> inside of the package (also we will most likely need more
> external packages backporting various python 2.7 functionality).
> I will investigate how does it work and I will report the
> results.
> Thanks so far,
> Matěj
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Can EPEL 7 Mako 0.7.3 be backported to EPEL 6? Mako 0.7.3 would
satisfy the piglit Mako requirement.


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