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

Mark Kirkwood mark.kirkwood at catalyst.net.nz
Sun Jun 21 01:51:27 UTC 2015

On 21/06/15 01:32, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> Excerpts from Dave Walker's message of 2015-06-20 14:05:48 +0100:
>> On 20 Jun 2015 1:05 pm, "Doug Hellmann" <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>>>> 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.
>> s/Canonical/ubuntu
>> Can you link to the bug? I did a quick search, but couldn't find it quickly.
> Hmm, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.4/+bug/1367907 is
> marked as released but somehow it's still being triggered for
> oslo.messaging.

FWIW http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=python3.4 suggests that 
Trusty is still using python 3.4.0, and you don't get 3.4.3 until Vivid, 
which is a bit sad - definitely worth quizzing the Ubuntu folks about 
what the plan is there.



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