[openstack-dev] [depfreeze] Exception: limit psutil to <2.0.0
sross at redhat.com
Wed Mar 26 19:32:01 UTC 2014
What bug tracker should I file under? I tried filing one under the openstack common infrastructure tracker,
but was told that it wasn't the correct place to file such a bug.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean Dague" <sean at dague.net>
To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 3:28:32 PM
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [depfreeze] Exception: limit psutil to <2.0.0
Where is the RC bug tracking this?
If it's that bad, we really need to be explicit about this with a
critical bug at this stage of the release.
On 03/26/2014 01:14 PM, Solly Ross wrote:
> Code which breaks:
> Glance's mutliprocessing tests will break (the reason we should limit it now).
> For the future, people attempting to use psutil will have no clear version target
> (Either they use 1.x and break with the people who install the latest version from pip,
> of they use 2.0.0 and break with everything that doesn't use the latest version).
> psutil's API is extremely unstable -- it has undergone major revisions going from 0.x to 1.x, and now
> 1.x to 2.0.0. Limiting psutil explicitly to a single major version (it was more or less implicitly limited
> before, since there was no version major version above 1) ensures that the requirements.txt file actually
> indicates what is necessary to use OpenStack.
> The alternative option would be to update the glance tests, but my concern is that 2.0.0 is not available
> from the package managers of most distros yet.
> Best Regards,
> Solly Ross
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Dague" <sean at dague.net>
> To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:39:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [depfreeze] Exception: limit psutil to <2.0.0
> On 03/26/2014 10:30 AM, Solly Ross wrote:
>> I currently have a patch up for review (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/81373/) to limit psutil be <2.0.0.
>> 2.0.0 just came out a couple weeks ago, and breaks the API in a major way. Until we can port our code to the
>> latest version, I suggest we limit the version of psutil to 1.x (currently there's a lower bound in the 1.x
>> range, just not an upper bound).
> Which code will be broken by this if it's not done? Is there an RC bug
> tracking it?
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