[openstack-dev] Requests + urllib3 + distro packages

William M Edmonds edmondsw at us.ibm.com
Fri Oct 9 13:40:10 UTC 2015

Cory Benfield <cory at ...> writes:
> > The problem that occurs is the result of a few interacting things:
> >  - requests has very very specific versions of urllib3 it works with.
> > So specific they aren't always released yet.
> This should no longer be true. Our downstream redistributors pointedout
to us
> that this  was making their lives harder than they needed to be, so it's
> our policy to only  update to actual release versions of urllib3.

That's great... except that I'm confused as to why requests would continue
to repackage urllib3 if that's the case. Why not just prereq the version of
urllib3 that it needs? I thought the one and only answer to that question
had been so that requests could package non-standard versions.
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