Task #3375

Update psycopg2 dependency to psycopg2-binary

Added by bizhang over 3 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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The psycopg2[0] package is going to move their wheels files to psycopg2-binary when version 2.8 is released.

We should switch our dependency to psycopg2-binary[1]. The wheel installation is self contained, and does not need external runtime dependencies [2] installed.


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Related to Packaging - Task #3533: Prepare for pypi pulp3 beta releaseMODIFIED

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#1 Updated by bizhang over 3 years ago

  • Related to Task #3533: Prepare for pypi pulp3 beta release added

#2 Updated by dalley over 3 years ago

The PyPI landing page for psychopg2-binary says the following, FWIW:

The binary package is a practical choice for development and testing but in production it is advised to use the package built from sources.

#3 Updated by bizhang over 3 years ago

The reason psycopg2-binary was separated from psycopg2 is because of occasional errors that resulted from different versions of libssl being imported by psycopg2-binary and by urllib/requests. [0]
Pulp does not use urlib nor requests to open https connections (AFAICT asyncio does not use libssl)

I think we should separate out this dependency for rpm packages and pypi packages. We have no way of ensuring the existence of build tools and runtime libraries on the client with python only dependencies.
We should work with the build team to ensure that the necessary build dependencies [1] for psycopg2 exist for the RPM package and depend on a source build for our rpm package, but continue using the binary for pypi installs


#4 Updated by bizhang over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from NEW to POST
  • Assignee set to bizhang

#5 Updated by bizhang over 3 years ago

I've mentioned this to pcreech, he pointed out that psycopg2 already has a rpm built:
and we can just depend on that for our rpm :)

#6 Updated by werwty over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from POST to MODIFIED
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#7 Updated by daviddavis over 2 years ago

  • Sprint/Milestone set to 3.0.0

#8 Updated by bmbouter over 2 years ago

  • Tags deleted (Pulp 3)

#9 Updated by bmbouter over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from MODIFIED to CLOSED - CURRENTRELEASE

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