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Update python-requests to depend on python-ndg-httpsclient
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This is necessary for Certbot to be able to use the python-requests library

Uploaded the correct patch this time, I hope.

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Shadow53 created this task.Apr 17 2017, 7:31 AM

Submitted the wrong patch there.

Shadow53 updated the task description. (Show Details)Apr 21 2017, 9:44 PM
JoshStrobl closed this task as Wontfix.Apr 21 2017, 10:03 PM
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So my issue here is that most applications don't need python-ndg-httpsclient, so adding the rundep would best on the certbot package, so applications like chrome-gnome-shell, docker-compose, etc. won't be suddenly requiring python-ndg-httpsclient.

The reason I had it here was because the error message was that python-requests required the package to be installed, while other times it would say that certbot required a certain package. My guess is that python-ndg-httpsclient is an optional dependency of python-requests. I will do as you suggest though and add the dependency to certbot instead.