[openstack-dev] [all] testtools 1.2.0 release breaks the world

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Mon Nov 17 18:31:01 UTC 2014

On 18 November 2014 01:46, Sean Dague <sean at dague.net> wrote:
> On 11/17/2014 07:26 AM, Alan Pevec wrote:
>>>> We don't support 2.6 any more in OpenStack. If we decide to pin
>>>> testtools on stable/*, we could just let this be.
>>> We still support 2.6 on the python clients and oslo libraries - but
>>> indeed not for trove itself with master.
>> What Andreas said, also testtools claims "testtools gives you the very
>> latest in unit testing technology in a way that will work with Python
>> 2.6, 2.7, 3.1 and 3.2." so it should be fixed, OpenStack or not.
> Well, the python 2.6 support was only added for OpenStack. And I think
> it's fine to drop that burden now that we don't need it (as long as we
> pin appropriately).

Huh? No :) - testtools had Python 2.6 support long before OpenStack
existed :) - testtools has kept 2.6 support because a) its easy and b)
there are still groups (like but not limited to OpenStack) that care
about it.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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