[openstack-dev] [oslo] eventlet 0.17.3 is now fully Python 3 compatible
vsergeyev at mirantis.com
Thu Apr 9 16:28:17 UTC 2015
Thanks for your work on this! :)
On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 7:25 PM, Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com> wrote:
> During the last OpenStack Summit at Paris, we discussed how we can port
> OpenStack to Python 3, because eventlet was not compatible with Python 3.
> There are multiple approaches: port eventlet to Python 3, replace eventlet
> with asyncio, replace eventlet with threads, etc. We decided to not take a
> decision and instead investigate all options.
> I fixed 4 issues with monkey-patching in Python 3 (importlib, os.open(),
> threading.RLock, threading.Thread). Good news: the just released eventlet
> 0.17.3 includes these fixes and it is now fully compatible with Python 3!
> For example, the Oslo Messaging test suite now pass with this eventlet
> version! Currently, eventlet is disabled in Oslo Messaging on Python 3
> (eventlet tests are skipped).
> I just sent a patch for requirements and Oslo Messaging to bump to
> eventlet 0.17.3, but it will have to wait until everyone has master as
> It becomes possible to port more projects depending on eventlet to Python
> Liberty cycle will be a good opportunity to port more OpenStack components
> to Python 3. Most OpenStack clients and Common Libraries are *already*
> Python 3 compatible, see the wiki page:
> To replace eventlet, I wrote a spec to replace it with asyncio:
> Joshua Harlow wrote a spec to replace eventlet with threads:
> But then he wrote a single spec "Replace eventlet + monkey-patching with
> ??" which covers threads and asyncio:
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