[openstack-dev] [all][requirements] a plan to stop syncing requirements into projects

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Wed Mar 21 20:02:06 UTC 2018

Excerpts from Doug Hellmann's message of 2018-03-15 07:03:11 -0400:
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> Let's stop copying exact dependency specifications into all our
> projects to allow them to reflect the actual versions of things
> they depend on. The constraints system in pip makes this change
> safe. We still need to maintain some level of compatibility, so the
> existing requirements-check job (run for changes to requirements.txt
> within each repo) will change a bit rather than going away completely.
> We can enable unit test jobs to verify the lower constraint settings
> at the same time that we're doing the other work.

The new job definition is in https://review.openstack.org/555034 and I
have updated the oslo.config patch I mentioned before to use the new job
instead of one defined in the oslo.config repo (see

I'll wait for that job patch to be reviewed and approved before I start
adding the job to a bunch of other repositories.


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