[openstack-dev] Debian already using Python 3.5: please gate on that

Dave Walker email at daviey.com
Sat Jun 20 13:05:48 UTC 2015

On 20 Jun 2015 1:05 pm, "Doug Hellmann" <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
> > Whether we want to support 3.4 and 3.5, or just 3.4 and then just 3.5
> > is an ecosystem question IMO, not an upstream one. 3.4 and 3.5 are
> > very similar when you consider the feature set crossover with 2.7.
> Right, and IIRC that's why we said at the summit that we would rather
> not take the resources (in terms of people and CI servers) to run tests
> against both, yet. Let's get one project fully working on one version of
> python 3, and then we can start thinking about whether we need to
> test multiple versions.

Having information available, even if there is not immediate intent to
support seems like something we should constantly be driving for.  It
should certainly be non-voting, but if resources are limited - perhaps a
periodic job, rather that gate?

> OTOH, if Canonical doesn't release a version of 3.4 that removes the
> core dump bug soon, I will support moving fully to 3.5 or another test
> platform, because that bug is causing us trouble in Oslo still.


Can you link to the bug? I did a quick search, but couldn't find it quickly.

Kind Regards,
Dave Walker
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