ansible in Fedora 23+ (python3)

Adam Miller maxamillion at
Mon Oct 19 15:34:05 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 4:37 AM, Fabio Alessandro Locati
<fabiolocati at> wrote:
> 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.

What makes you think it's based on twisted? I just did a 'git grep
twisted' on the ansible code base and got zero hits.


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