[openstack-dev] suds-jurko, new in our global-requirements.txt: what is the point?!?
ihrachys at redhat.com
Thu Nov 27 16:06:36 UTC 2014
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On 27/11/14 12:09, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 11/27/2014 12:31 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:
>>> On Nov 26, 2014, at 10:34 AM, Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org>
>>> I tried to package suds-jurko. I was first happy to see that
>>> there was some progress to make things work with Python 3.
>>> Unfortunately, the reality is that suds-jurko has many issues
>>> with Python 3. For example, it has many:
>>> except Exception, e:
>>> as well as many:
>>> raise Exception, 'Duplicate key %s found' % k
>>> This is clearly not Python3 code. I tried quickly to fix some
>>> of these issues, but as I fixed a few, others appear.
>>> So I wonder, what is the point of using suds-jurko, which is
>>> half-baked, and which will conflict with the suds package?
>> It looks like it uses 2to3 to become Python 3 compatible.
> Outch! That's horrible.
> I think it'd be best if someone spent some time on writing real
> code rather than using such a hack as 2to3. Thoughts anyone?
That sounds very subjective. If upstream is able to support multiple
python versions from the same codebase, then I see no reason for them
to split the code into multiple branches and introduce additional
burden syncing fixes between those.
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