[openstack-dev] Debian already using Python 3.5: please gate on that
doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Jun 18 19:48:28 UTC 2015
Excerpts from Brian Curtin's message of 2015-06-18 13:17:52 -0500:
> On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
> > Excerpts from Thomas Goirand's message of 2015-06-18 15:44:17 +0200:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > tl;dr: skip this message, the subject line is enough! :)
> > >
> > > As per the subject line, we already have Python 3.5 in Debian (AFAICT,
> > > from Debian Experimental, in version beta 2). As a consequence, we're
> > > already running (unit) tests using Python 3.5. Some have failures: I
> > > could see issues in ceilometerclient, keystoneclient, glanceclient and
> > > more (yes, I am planning to report these issues, and we already started
> > > doing so). As Python 3.4 is still the default interpreter for
> > > /usr/bin/python3, that's currently fine, but it soon wont be.
> > >
> > > All this to say: if you are currently gating on Python 3, please start
> > > slowly adding support for 3.5, as we're planning to switch to that for
> > > Debian 9 (aka Stretch). I believe Ubuntu will follow (as the Python core
> > > packages are imported from Debian).
> > 3.5 is still in beta. What's the schedule for an official release from
> > the python-dev team?
> 3.4 Final is planed for September 13
Based on that, I am confident in sticking with our plan of gating using
3.4 for now and keeping an eye on the 3.5 packages being built by Debian
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