[openstack-dev] [requirements][infra] Maintaining constraints for several python versions

Matthew Thode prometheanfire at gentoo.org
Thu Jul 12 16:05:09 UTC 2018

On 18-07-12 13:52:56, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2018-07-12 06:37:52 -0700 (-0700), Clark Boylan wrote:
> [...]
> > I think most of the problems with Fedora stability are around
> > bringing up a new Fedora every 6 months or so. They tend to change
> > sufficiently within that time period to make this a fairly
> > involved exercise. But once working they work for the ~13 months
> > of support they offer. I know Paul Belanger would like to iterate
> > more quickly and just keep the most recent Fedora available
> > (rather than ~2).
> [...]
> Regardless its instability/churn makes it unsuitable for stable
> branch jobs because the support lifetime of the distro release is
> shorter than the maintenance lifetime of our stable branches. Would
> probably be fine for master branch jobs but not beyond, right?

I'm of the opinion that we should decouple from distro supported python
versions and rely on what versions upstream python supports (longer
lifetimes than our releases iirc).

Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)
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