[openstack-dev] [qa] Python 3.3 patches (using six)

Joe Gordon joe.gordon0 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 17:34:17 UTC 2014

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 7:50 AM, Joe Hakim Rahme <
joe.hakim.rahme at enovance.com> wrote:

> On 10 Mar 2014, at 22:54, David Kranz <dkranz at redhat.com> wrote:
> > There are a number of patches up for review that make various changes to
> use "six" apis instead of Python 2 constructs. While I understand the
> desire to get a head start on getting Tempest to run in Python 3, I'm not
> sure it makes sense to do this work piecemeal until we are near ready to
> introduce a py3 gate job. Many contributors will not be aware of what all
> the differences are and py2-isms will creep back in resulting in more
> overall time spent making these changes and reviewing. Also, the core
> review team is busy trying to do stuff important to the icehouse release
> which is barely more than 5 weeks away. IMO we should hold off on various
> kinds of "cleanup" patches for now.
> +1 I agree with you David.
> However, what's the best way we can go about making sure to make this a
> goal for the next release cycle?

On a related note, we have been -2ing these patches in nova until there is
a plan to get all the dependencies python3 compatible.

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