python-django update to Django-1.6

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at
Tue Nov 26 13:41:04 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 09:07:55AM +0100, Matthias Runge wrote:
> Hey,
> recently, I saw a few requests to update python-django to Django-1.6,
> the corresponding bug is [1].
> As there are quite a few changes, I'd expect this update to be harmful,
> at least
> - python-django-openstack-auth
> - openstack-dashboard
> will break, and won't even build any more (because they also execute
> sanity checks during build).
> So, the current plan is, to fix both packages upstream and then to
> update python-django to Django 1.6 in rawhide. I'd expect this to happen
> within the next two weeks and I'd update python-django to Django-1.6
> around Dec 16th.
> Because of bad timing, we won't have Django-1.6 in f20.

Just an idea, but what about providing Django 1.6 via copr for F{20,19}?
That might also help testing current apps against the new Django.


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