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On 08/10/2011 10:59 AM, James Laska wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-08-10 at 09:24 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> On 08/10/2011 09:18 AM, Martin Krizek wrote:
>>> Is there a proper, 'Packaging Guidelines friendly' way to ensure a specific version of python?
>>>
>>> Is following fine?
>>>
>>> Requires: python>= 2.6
>>> BuildRequires: python2-devel>= 2.6
>>
>> Depends on the context and what you mean exactly by "Specific version of
>> python".
>
> Just adding a bit more context to Martin's post.  Specifically in this
> case, the code being packaged no longer runs on python 2.4 (RHEL5).  So
> we were looking for a way packaging method to ensure this wouldn't land
> on any RHEL5 systems, where it's not expected to work.

I think this will work:

Requires: python(abi) > 2.4

It won't prevent the package from being built for RHEL5. but it sure 
won't install. :)

~tom

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