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Re: mock 0.8.9 for EPEL-5



On Nov 20, 2007 3:50 PM, Michael E Brown <Michael_E_Brown dell com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 11:45:12PM +0200, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> > On 11/20/2007 11:42 PM, Michael E Brown wrote:
> > >
> > >If there is a large contingent of people running mock on EL-4, I would
> > >be happy to update mock on EL-4 to latest if there is A) demand, and B)
> > >somebody who is willing to test and (possibly) submit patches if there
> > >are issues.
> >    I do not know how many people run mock in EL-4 / Centos 4, but I
> > will be more than happy to help you testing. Maybe I also learn a bit of
> > python with this occasion...
>
> So, so save you a bit of work, I went ahead and looked into this.
>
> There is only one major problem with running mock 0.8.x on EL4, and that
> is decorators. I use the new decorator syntax to instrument most
> functions for logging and that decorator syntax is not available on
> python 2.3 in EL4.
>
> There is a way to modify the code to keep the functionality of the
> decorators and still have backwards compatibility, but it isnt too
> pretty. (Not that, bad, either...).
>

I will look at it over Xmas break.. that will be my primary python
hacking time.. I need to try and get a couple of things working with
EL-3/4 that will need it.


> If you want to send me a patch, I would accept it, as long as it is
> sane.
> --
> Michael
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