the Python (3) bindings are missing on RHEL/CentOS/EPEL 8 for the protobuf package
A bug request has been created on Bugzilla
), but as no status has been given, I
was wondering whether someone could shed some light on the context.
Since protobuf is a RedHat core package (maintained by RedHat and therefore not managed by
Fedora/EPEL), it appears as a kind of black box from Fedora perspective. On Fedora
(Rawhide, 31), the Python (3) bindings are generated/packaged (see for instance
), but for some reason, those
Python bindings are not generated by RedHat for RHEL/CentOS 8.
1. Would anyone from RedHat be able to provide some heads up on why those Python 3
bindings are missing for Protobuf, and/or an approximate timeline for when it would be
2. Would RedHat need help with packaging protobuf on RHEL/CentOS/EPEL 8?
3. Would you recommend another way for Fedora packagers/users to get their hands on the
python3-protobuf/protobuf-python3 package? For instance, through COPR, or some module we
may have missed.