[openstack-dev] [requirements] History lesson please

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 18:30:46 UTC 2016

fyi, Just so you all know. It's upper-constraints.txt. Note the word "upper" :)

-- Dims

On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 2:25 PM, Julien Danjou <julien at danjou.info> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09 2016, John Dickinson wrote:
>> I'd like to advocate for *not* raising minimum versions very often. Every time
>> some OpenStack project raises minimum versions, this change is propagated to
>> all projects, and that puts extra burden on anyone who is maintaining packages
>> and dependencies in their own deployment. If one project needs a new feature
>> introduced in version 32, but another project claims compatibility with >=28,
>> that's ok. There's no need for the second project to raise the minimum version
>> when there isn't a conflict. (This is the position I advocated for at the
>> Austin summit.)
> Amen to that.
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> Julien Danjou
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