[CentOS-devel] CentOS 8/7.7

Stephen John Smoogen

smooge at gmail.com
Tue Sep 17 23:31:48 UTC 2019

On Tue, 17 Sep 2019 at 18:53, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 2:13 PM Andrew Ho <andrewho at animezone.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have just upgraded one of the CentOS machines smoothly to 7.7.1908.
> >
> > Thanks,
> The upgrade is smooth. Set aside time and disk space, there are a
> *lot* of components to update.  Beware of the problem building python
> module RPMs from EPEL, you'll need to instal the new "epel-rpm-macros"
> package to unset the "python3_pkgversion", which now points to
> "python3" rather than "python36" and leads to hilarity if you rely on
> EPEL modules named "python36-[whatever]" that were not included in the
> new CentOS "python3-[whatever]" modules.

Some of this problem should go away in the next week as we retire some
of those python36 packages as CentOS 7.7.1908 is out.

Stephen J Smoogen.

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