[openstack-dev] [requirements] - taskflow preventing sqla 0.8 upgrade

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Sat Jan 4 15:24:36 UTC 2014

On 01/04/2014 06:10 AM, Ivan Melnikov wrote:
> On 04.01.2014 01:29, Sean Dague wrote:
>> On 01/03/2014 04:17 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> [...]
>>> That's what made me think of the solution. But isn't setuptools in fact
>>> telling us that somehow the versions of things we expected to have
>>> installed are no longer installed and so something *is* broken (even if
>>> the versions of the installed libraries work together).
>> It actually tells us that a human, somewhere, decided that their
>> software did not work with some combination of other software, and that
>> we are no longer able to correct their mistaken assumptions.
> [...]
> But sometimes humans are not wrong. For example, no released TaskFlow
> version really works with SQLAlchemy >= 0.8 -- that was fixed only
> recently (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/62661/).

What's wrong is to allow taskflow to be added to the global-requirements
if it is in such a bad state, blocking such an important transition that
has been needed for more than 6 months.


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