[scl.org] Python "latest" SCLo
bgollahe at redhat.com
Thu Jun 29 15:49:38 UTC 2017
Hi Dan. May I ask a question? Is your security team looking for a fix
to a specific security problem or CVE or are they asking that you run
the latest version as a rule?
On 06/29/2017 11:24 AM, Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C] wrote:
> I’ve been lurking on this list for a while, and I wanted to bring
> myself up to date. I noticed some talk of a community SCL for a
> “latest” Python, which would be a non-patched pure build of Python
> that is kept up-to-date by the community. Where is that at? Who is
> leading it? How can I help?
> For background, we’ve used rh-python34 for some time, but our security
> team recently dinged us for sticking with Python 3.4.2, and my DevOps
> team (who have less time due to tickets), just recompiled Python 3.4.6
> blind to get past the security problem. I would have argued we
> should move to rh-python35, but that would eventually suffer the same
> problem. What we need is a distribution that keeps up to date, but
> is still distributed as an rpm.
> Dan Davis, Systems/Applications Architect (Contractor),
> Office of Computer and Communications Systems,
> National Library of Medicine, NIH
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