[tc][all] Dropping py35 testing

Zane Bitter zbitter at redhat.com
Mon Apr 15 14:45:06 UTC 2019

On 14/04/19 2:48 PM, Ghanshyam Mann wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> All the integration testing has been moved to Bionic[1] now and as discussed in the TC meeting[2],
> we are good to drop the py35 testing.
> Train: Good to drop.
> I am going to push the patches to remove the py35 jobs from the master (which is Train now).


Can I suggest that you instead push patches to switch to 

The only downside of that is that since it can't merge until py37 works, 
projects will end up continuing to run py35 tests until py37 support is 
ready to merge. But the upside is we only have to make one change for Train.

> Stable/Stein: Ok to drop if the project wants.
> Stable/Stein gate is also moved to Bionic so we are good to drop py35 from stable/stein too.
> But backporting all the patches will be too many patches for projects to merge on stable/stein so
> we discussed not to propose all of them to stable/stein. If the project really wants to drop it from
> stable/stein then, they can backport.
> NOTE: Till stable/rocky, we should keep testing py35. If your project is branchless like Tempest and gate
> the same jobs for stable/rocky or older then, you should keep testing the py35 until stable/rocky EOL.
> [1] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-April/004647.html
> [2] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc_python3/2019/tc_python3.2019-03-07-21.00.html
>         http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-March/003610.html
> -gmann

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