[openstack-dev] [oslo] dependency analysis for graduating more oslo libraries
doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Wed Jan 15 14:40:28 UTC 2014
On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 6:51 AM, Victor Sergeyev <vsergeyev at mirantis.com>wrote:
> Hello All.
> As for lockutils - a few days ago I wondered why we used custom oslo
> module instead of lockfile library . AFAIK, it must be due to this bug
>  (please fix me, if I wrong).
> This library is available on github  and there is a pull-request fixing
> the bug , but unfortunately it hasn’t been merged yet. And seems that
> this project is not maintained anymore - author told, that he “haven't done
> anything with it in a few years” .
> So my question is - can we start maintaining this library (put it on
> stackforge) and use it instead of oslo.lockutils? Or maybe we could include
> parts of oslo.lockutils into lockfile? Or vice versa, incorporate lockfile
> into oslo.lockutils?
That might make sense.
It looks like the lockfile package on PyPI is meant to be portable to
Windows, and I'm not sure if we care about that. Does it provide any other
useful features or API improvements over the lockfiles module we have?
We'll still need a wrapper, since we have configuration options in our
How much work would it be to transition to the other library?
>  https://pypi.python.org/pypi/lockfile
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=632857
>  https://github.com/smontanaro/pylockfile
>  https://github.com/smontanaro/pylockfile/pull/3
>  https://github.com/smontanaro/pylockfile/pull/3#issuecomment-32085554
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 1:00 AM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Ben Nemec <openstack at nemebean.com>
>> > It would be nice to get lockutils graduated to solve some of the issues
>> > mentioned in the oslo.db section, but I believe we do have an
>> > question regarding its behavior without lock_path being set. I think
>> > was on board with Sean's proposed solution after quite a bit of
>> > (
>> > so it's possible we could just restore that patch and call it done, but
>> > should probably be addressed somehow before graduation.
>> I committed a while ago (at the last summit IIRC) to working on
>> getting lockutils released as a library, but I haven't managed to get
>> that done yet. If it is blocking other people I can prioritise that
>> work to being higher on my todo list.
>> Part of the problem here is that its my first oslo graduation, so I
>> need to figure out what to do...
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