[openstack-dev] [nova][gate][stable] How eventlet 0.16.1 broke the gate

Matt Riedemann mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jan 28 04:55:39 UTC 2015

On 1/15/2015 5:41 PM, Sean Dague wrote:
> On 01/15/2015 06:25 PM, Joe Gordon wrote:
>> We can side step the dependency graphing and ordering issue by looking
>> at the list of curently installed packages via pip freeze and not
>> installing dependencies (pip install --no-deps)
>> After looking into this further here are the known issues:
>> * Partial capping won't work [0], so we need to pin all dependencies, we
>> can generate this list per file via "pip install -r" and "pip freeze",
>> but this doesn't address the issue of apt-get vs pip install. For
>> example in the stable gate we use suds 0.4.1 but only suds 0.4.0 is
>> available via pip.
>> * Not all packages are installed in are standard dsvm-tempest env, so
>> using pip-freeze from that isn't enough
>> * We need to run this per requirements file and move to using pip
>> install --no-deps everywhere. As the global-requirements sync wouldn't
>> work the first time since files don't list all transient dependencies yet.
> So that's basically writing our own dependency system entirely, and
> skipping pip's (vs. fudging around pip's issues). I expect that's going
> to go poorly in the OpenStack ecosystem realm because a lot of very
> repetitive manual analysis will need to be done on each project. And if
> we want to bump a cap, regenerating all the graphs becomes another
> manual process.
>> * We can still break if a package version is removed from pypi
>> * in pip-freeze we sometimes install versions lower then our minimum
>> version (python-libvirt!)
> That's because python-libvirt is not in any requirements.txt file, so
> we're taking the system version.

It's in test-requirements.txt, but not for long. [1]

> 	-Sean

[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/150148/



Matt Riedemann

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