[openstack-dev] backwards compatibility followup

Ian Cordasco sigmavirus24 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 23:41:54 UTC 2016

> On Apr 26, 2016, at 6:32 PM, Perry, Sean <sean.perry at hpe.com> wrote:
> What if we update the docs and tell people to put any services on a shared system into independent virtualenvs?
> If a box only runs neutron or whatever all is well. The issue happens when you mix and match services on a single host. Which is exactly what virtualenv was intended to fix.

Except that a fair portion of respondents to the OpenStack User Survey talk about using packages provided by the distribution of Linux they happen to be on. Those cannot be installed into virtual environments.

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