Re: Guidance Downgrading Python2 in Zeus #python

Alexander Kanavin

I think python2 *recipe* requires openssl 1.1, but python2 itself will work just fine with openssl 1.0. So you only need to adjust the dependency, there are several ways to do that.


On Wed, 15 Apr 2020 at 18:16, MikeB <mabnhdev@...> wrote:
I'm working on a set of platforms that have a FIPs certified OpenSSL.  We are at version 1.0.2l.

I've found that the new version of python in Zeus (2.7.17) requires a newer version of OpenSSL (1.1).

We really don't want to go through a new round of certification, so we want to keep our current OpenSSL (1.0.2l).

I think the easiest solution is to downgrade python 2 back to the version used by Sumo (2.7.15).

I know how to downgrade simple recipes, but python is far from simple.

Can someone give me some guidance on how to approach the downgrade of python2 in Zeus?

Thanks, Mike

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