Recommended update for python-scandir

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for python-scandir
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0988-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1122668 #1167207
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1

An update that has two recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for python-scandir fixes the following issues:

  • Include the package in SLE-12 (fate#326950, bsc#1122668, jsc#PM-1447)
  • Replace %fdupes -s with plain %fdupes using hardlinks instead of softlinks.
  • Update to 1.10.0: * remove support for pyton 2.6 and <3.3
  • Allow building on Python 3.5+. (bsc#1167207) It is useful for testing and it should exist when packages list it as a runtime dependency, and it will add backports of enhancements to scandir since Python 3.5.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-988=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python-scandir-debugsource-1.10.0-3.3.1
    • python2-scandir-1.10.0-3.3.1
    • python2-scandir-debuginfo-1.10.0-3.3.1

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