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== Python Special Interest Group ==
 
== Python Special Interest Group ==
A SIG for people who are interested in Python on Fedora. This includes
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A SIG for people who are interested in Python on Fedora. This includes:
packaging and optimizing the various Python 2 and Python 3 [http://wiki.python.org/moin/implementation runtimes]
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* packaging and optimizing the various Python 2 and Python 3 [[#Python_Runtimes|Python runtimes]]
([http://wiki.python.org/moin/CPython CPython], [http://www.jython.org/ Jython]), packaging libraries and applications, setting and improving [[Packaging:Python|standards for packaging them as RPMs]] and maintaining Python packages for Fedora.
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* packaging Python libraries and applications
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* setting and improving [[Packaging:Python|standards for packaging them as RPMs]]
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* maintaining Python packages for Fedora
  
 
=== Contact Info ===
 
=== Contact Info ===
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[[DaveMalcolm| Dave Malcolm]]: interested in core Python runtimes and low-level implementation details <BR>
 
[[DaveMalcolm| Dave Malcolm]]: interested in core Python runtimes and low-level implementation details <BR>
 
[[MartinBacovsky| Martin Bacovsky]] <BR>
 
[[MartinBacovsky| Martin Bacovsky]] <BR>
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[[User:Tomspur| Thomas Spura]] <BR>
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[[User:topdog| Andrew Colin Kissa]] <BR>
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[[User:potty | Abdel Martínez]] <BR>
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[[User:lbazan | Luis Bazán]] <BR>
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[[User:Bkabrda | Bohuslav Kabrda]] <BR>
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[[User:Ramkrsna | Ramakrishna Reddy Yekulla]] <BR>
  
 
=== Python packages awaiting review ===
 
=== Python packages awaiting review ===
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&short_desc=python&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=MODIFIED&bug_status=ON_DEV&bug_status=ON_QA&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=RELEASE_PENDING&bug_status=POST&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&component=Package%20Review&product=Fedora List of most python packages awaiting review] - Bugzilla query for packages which have not passed review with "python" in the name or summary.
  
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=575185 python-bunch] -- a dict class with attribute style lookup
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593069 pynie] - Python 3, on top of the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/parrot Parrot virtual machine]
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=581913 python-simplegeneric] -- Simple generic functions (similar to Python's own len(), pickle.dump(), etc.)
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=588941 pypy] - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python interpreter written in a subset of python].  The interpreter has [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2009/10/gc-improvements.html better memory] use than CPython and speed is closing in on Cpython.  The JIT'd version is faster than CPython in many [http://speed.pypy.org benchmarks].  It is growing the ability to [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2010/04/using-cpython-extension-modules-with.html load CPython extension modules] in the near future (work presently done on a branch).
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=== Package requests ===
 
=== Package requests ===
* [http://chandlerproject.org Chandler PIM]
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* [http://chandlerproject.org Chandler PIM] - I don't think it is such hot idea ... upstream is pinning for the fjords, and after couple of years of non-development, it is not that advanced as it used to be.
 
* [http://www.hforge.org/itools/ itools] - A python library that includes several useful tools, such as an ODF anonymizer that can be used to sanitize confidential documents before attaching them tp bug reports
 
* [http://www.hforge.org/itools/ itools] - A python library that includes several useful tools, such as an ODF anonymizer that can be used to sanitize confidential documents before attaching them tp bug reports
* [http://pyjs.org/ Pyjamas] web toolkit
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* [http://code.google.com/p/python-multiprocessing/ python-multiprocessing] - multiprocessing backport useful for EL-5 [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=716667 review request]
* [http://code.google.com/p/python-multiprocessing/ python-multiprocessing] - multiprocessing backport useful for EL-5
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* [http://pypi.python.org/pypi/repoze.profile repoze.profile] - WSGI profiling middleware
 
* [http://pypi.python.org/pypi/repoze.profile repoze.profile] - WSGI profiling middleware
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/tgscheduler/ tgscheduler] - TurboGears scheduler
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/tgscheduler/ tgscheduler] - TurboGears scheduler
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[[PackagingDrafts/TGApps|  Packaging TurboGears Applications]] <BR>
 
[[PackagingDrafts/TGApps|  Packaging TurboGears Applications]] <BR>
 
[[Packaging:Python Eggs|  Packaging Python Eggs]] <BR>
 
[[Packaging:Python Eggs|  Packaging Python Eggs]] <BR>
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Parallel installable [[Python26]] information (mainly EPEL5).<br/>
 
[http://farmdev.com/talks/unicode/ Unicode in Python, Completely Demystified]
 
[http://farmdev.com/talks/unicode/ Unicode in Python, Completely Demystified]
  
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=== Upstream Release Schedules ===
 
=== Upstream Release Schedules ===
[http://python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/ Python 2.7]
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[http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0429/ Python 3.4]
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=== Python Features ===
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==== Future work ====
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* [[Features/Python3ForCriticalComponents|port anaconda and yum to python 3]]
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* [[Features/DebugPythonStacks|debug versions of Python 2 and Python 3 in addition to the traditional optimized builds]]
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* [[Features/PyPyStack|add PyPy to Fedora, possibly with a stack of extensions]]
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* [[Features/JythonStack|add a stack of extensions to Jython, in RPM form]]
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* [[Features/PythonNamingDependingOnImplementation | Rename python packages to reflect python implementation in the name]]
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==== Under development (Fedora 18) ====
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* [[Features/Python_3.3|upgrade of the Python 3 stack to 3.3]]
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==== Added in Fedora 17 ====
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* [[Features/StaticAnalysisOfPythonRefcounts| further work on static analysis of refcounting]]
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==== Added in Fedora 16 ====
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* [[Features/GccPythonPlugin|GCC plugin embedding Python, for writing GCC extensions in Python]]
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* [[Features/StaticAnalysisOfCPythonExtensions|Static analysis tool to detect common mistakes made in Python extension modules written in C]]
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==== Added in Fedora 15 ====
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* [[Features/Python_3.2|upgrade of the Python 3 stack to 3.2]]
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==== Added in Fedora 14 ====
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* [[Features/Python_2.7|upgrade of the Python 2 stack to 2.7]]
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* pypy was packaged, available prebuilt via rpm
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==== Added in Fedora 13 ====
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* [[Features/Python3F13|parallel-installable Python 3 stack]]
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* [[Features/EasierPythonDebugging|gdb hooks to make it easier to debug Python and extension modules]]
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* [[Features/SystemtapStaticProbes#Python_2|Systemtap probe points for tracing Python function calls]]
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==== Added in Fedora 11 ====
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* [[Features/Python_2.6|upgrade of the Python 2 stack to 2.6]]
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==== Added in Fedora 10 ====
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* [[Features/PythonNSS|created and packaged bindings for the FIPS-validated NSS cryptographic library]]
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==== Stalled features ====
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* [[Features/SystemPythonExecutablesUseSystemPython]]
  
 
=== Python Runtimes ===
 
=== Python Runtimes ===
 
'''Within Fedora:'''
 
'''Within Fedora:'''
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/python python] - The standard "CPython" implementation of Python 2  
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* {{package|python}} - The standard "CPython" implementation of Python 2  
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/python3 python3] - As above, for Python 3
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* {{package|python3}} - As above, for Python 3.  There's a separate page detailing the [[Python3|status of building up a stack of pre-packaged Python 3 modules]]
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/jython jython] - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine
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* {{package|jython}} - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine
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* {{package|pypy}} - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python 2 interpreter (with a JIT-compiler) written in a subset of python, compiled to .c].  The interpreter has [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2009/10/gc-improvements.html better memory] use than CPython and speed is closing in on CPython.  The JIT'd version is faster than CPython in many [http://speed.pypy.org benchmarks].  It is growing the ability to [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2010/04/using-cpython-extension-modules-with.html load CPython extension modules], though this is in an "alpha" state right now.
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'''Within EPEL:'''
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* {{package|python26}} - [[Python26|Python 2.6 stack for EPEL5]], parallel-installable with the system Python 2.4 stack
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'''Awaiting review:'''
 
'''Awaiting review:'''
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=588941 pypy] - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python interpreter written in a subset of python]
 
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593069 pynie] - Python 3, on top of the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/parrot Parrot virtual machine]
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593069 pynie] - Python 3, on top of the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/parrot Parrot virtual machine]
 
'''Awaiting packaging'''
 
'''Awaiting packaging'''
 
* IronPython
 
* IronPython
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** [http://code.google.com/p/ironclad/ Ironclad] CPython extensions from IronPython
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* [http://code.google.com/p/python-on-a-chip/ Python-on-a-Chip (p14p)]
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=== Python Compilers ===
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'''Within Fedora:'''
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* {{package|pyjamas}} - Python-to-JavaScript compiler, implemented in Python
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* {{package|shedskin}} -  Python to C++ compiler (for a subset of Python with "implicit types")
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[[Category:Fedora special-interest groups|Python SIG]]

Revision as of 16:16, 29 December 2012


Contents

Python Special Interest Group

A SIG for people who are interested in Python on Fedora. This includes:

Contact Info

Mailing List: [python-devel]
IRC: #fedora-python on irc.freenode.net

Members

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams
Tim Lauridsen
Paul Nasrat
Toshio Kuratomi
Tejas Dinkar
Aurelien Bompard
José Matos
Michel Salim
Alex Lancaster
Luke Macken
Christos Trochalakis
FelixSchwarz
Dave Malcolm: interested in core Python runtimes and low-level implementation details
Martin Bacovsky
Thomas Spura
Andrew Colin Kissa
Abdel Martínez
Luis Bazán
Bohuslav Kabrda
Ramakrishna Reddy Yekulla

Python packages awaiting review

Package requests

  • Chandler PIM - I don't think it is such hot idea ... upstream is pinning for the fjords, and after couple of years of non-development, it is not that advanced as it used to be.
  • itools - A python library that includes several useful tools, such as an ODF anonymizer that can be used to sanitize confidential documents before attaching them tp bug reports
  • python-multiprocessing - multiprocessing backport useful for EL-5 review request
  • repoze.profile - WSGI profiling middleware
  • tgscheduler - TurboGears scheduler

Links

Python website
Building Python packages
TurboGears
Packaging TurboGears Applications
Packaging Python Eggs
Parallel installable Python26 information (mainly EPEL5).
Unicode in Python, Completely Demystified

Upstream Release Schedules

Python 3.4

Python Features

Future work

Under development (Fedora 18)

Added in Fedora 17

Added in Fedora 16

Added in Fedora 15

Added in Fedora 14

Added in Fedora 13

Added in Fedora 11

Added in Fedora 10

Stalled features

Python Runtimes

Within Fedora:

Within EPEL:


Awaiting review:

Awaiting packaging

Python Compilers

Within Fedora:

  • Package-x-generic-16.pngpyjamas - Python-to-JavaScript compiler, implemented in Python
  • Package-x-generic-16.pngshedskin - Python to C++ compiler (for a subset of Python with "implicit types")