Python module for FreeRADIUS

Klara Mall klara.mall at
Thu Jun 9 19:17:37 UTC 2022

Hi Matthew,

we just noticed that in the main server freeradius deb package from there is only the Python 2 module. I meant the Python 
3 module, of course, as Python 2 support stopped two years ago. Did we 
overlook something?

Best regards

On 6/9/22 18:36, Klara Mall wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> thank you very much, so the problem is solved. :)
> Best regards
> Klara
> On 6/9/22 18:31, Matthew Newton wrote:
>> On 09/06/2022 17:20, Klara Mall wrote:
>>> does anybody know why there is no Debian package for the FreeRADIUS 
>>> Python module in the Debian repository[0]? We use 
>>> the Debian packages from and not from Debian itself 
>>> to have the recent version running. But now we need the Python module 
>>> and wonder why there's no Debian package there.
>> While it's in a separate RPM package, the python module is in the main 
>> server freeradius DEB package.
>> Historic reasons... it should probably be separated out one day.
>>> Moreover the package in Debian itself depends on the version (= not 
>>> >=) of the freeradius package, so it can't be installed with the 
>>> newer recent freeradius package version.
>> Mixing modules from one version of FreeRADIUS with another is a bad 
>> idea, so the dependency is correct.
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