ansible in Fedora 23+ (python3)

Fabio Alessandro Locati fabiolocati at
Mon Oct 19 09:37:20 UTC 2015

2015-10-19 2:33 GMT+02:00 Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at>:
> Dusty Mabe wrote:
>> Does anyone have a good solution for this? Obviously it would be nice
>> if ansible went to python3 but I think they have stated clearly that
>> they are sticking with python2 for backwards compat with systems that
>> still need 2.4.
> I don't understand why still nobody has forked Ansible to get it out of the
> stone age.

It's not so easy. Ansible is based on Twisted which is not yet 100%
Python3 compatible, as far as I understood.
Also, the problem is that RedHat still supports RHEL5 systems which
for today standards are totally legacy and therefore it has to run on
Python 2.4.

Fabio Alessandro Locati

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