[openstack-dev] Dropping support for 3.2 in a bunch of upstream projects

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Fri Oct 23 10:57:41 UTC 2015

On 23/10/15 10:18 +1300, Robert Collins wrote:
>Hi, so pip 8 is going to drop support for Python 3.2; setuptools 19
>will drop support for it too.
>This implies either pinning pip and setuptools in CI, or dropping
>support for 3.2 in things where CI depends on those tools.
>I know we don't specifically test or support 3.2 in OpenStack things
>... but since we're a fairly big community of users of things I (help)
>maintain, I thought I'd check and see whether folk here have a need
>for 3.2 support - in higher level things.
>So... I'm sending this email to poll for folk that *need* support for
>3.2, to see how widespread the impact of dropping support would be.
>(Obviously users can pin versions of the libraries that drop 3.2 - the
>older releases will still be on PyPI... )
>If there isn't a hue and cry about this then I think it will make
>sense to drop support for Python 3.2 in mock, testtools, fixtures,
>testrepository, testscenarios, testresources, unittest2, traceback2
>and linecache2 - generally everything :)

+1 for dropping support for 3.2!

Flavio Percoco
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