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backport to 19.09: python: pytz: 2019.1 -> 2019.3 #87767

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badmutex commented May 13, 2020

(cherry picked from commit 5d0b430)

Motivation for this change

Pytz 2019.01 hits the following issue (testDatabaseFixes fails) on Python 3.8

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
  • Built on platform(s)
    • NixOS
    • macOS
    • other Linux distributions
  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nixpkgs-review --run "nixpkgs-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
  • Ensured that relevant documentation is up to date
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(cherry picked from commit 5d0b430)
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drewrisinger commented May 15, 2020

This causes a fairly large rebuild, hence why it was originally targeted against staging. Why do you need this particular package? It's not a security fix. Can you override it just for a particular package?

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badmutex commented May 20, 2020

oof yea :(
i'm able to override.

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@badmutex badmutex deleted the badmutex:release-19.09-pytz branch May 20, 2020
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