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0017232CentOS-7pythonpublic2020-04-09 16:46
Reportertps800 Assigned To 
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Summary0017232: Installing unversioned -python with alternatives wont create a package providing /usr/bin/python and others.
DescriptionInstalling unversioned -python with alternatives:

alternatives --config python

wont create a package providing /usr/bin/python and others.
In tune various packages reliing on /usr/bin/python being provided fail to install.
Steps To ReproduceInstall python36: yum install @python36
Install unversioned-python using: alternates --config python

Try to install foreman using: yum install foreman-install

Watch it fail with "nothing provides '/usr/bin/python'"
Additional InformationTo be compatible with older software alternatives shall register unversioned-python links
Tagscentos8 python unversioned python


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2020-04-09 16:46 tps800 New Issue
2020-04-09 16:46 tps800 Tag Attached: centos8 python unversioned python