[openstack-dev] [oslo] temporarily disabling python 3.x testing for oslo.messaging and oslo.rootwrap

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Tue Jan 27 18:22:53 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015, at 12:44 PM, Julien Danjou wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27 2015, Clark Boylan wrote:
> > So the issue is that the garbage collector segfaults on null objects in
> > the to be garbage collected list. Which means that by the time garbage
> > collection breaks you don't have the info you need to know what
> > references lead to the segfault. I spent a bit of time in gdb debugging
> > this and narrowed it down enough to realize what the bug was and find it
> > was fixed in later python releases but didn't have the time to sort out
> > how to figure out specifically which references in oslo.messaging caused
> > the garbage collector to fall over.
> ╯‵Д′)╯彡┻━┻
> Ok, then let's disable it I guess. If there's a chance to keep something
> has even a non-voting job, that'd be cool, but I'm not even sure that's
> an option if it just doesn't work and we can't keep py33.

I did think about a non-voting job, but there's not much point. We
expect it to fail with the segfault, so we would just be wasting
resources. :-/

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