[openstack-dev] [Horizon][stable] Horizon kilo gate fails due to testrepository dependency

Matthias Runge mrunge at redhat.com
Tue Jan 5 08:16:42 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 12:26:24PM +1300, Robert Collins wrote:
> On 5 January 2016 at 12:04, Robert Collins <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
> ...
> > Indeed - https://bitbucket.org/pypa/setuptools/commits/fb35fcade302fa828d34e6aff952ec2398f2c877?at=get_command_list
> > - the failing bit AFAICT is indeed new code :/.
> Ok, so I've paged this all in. Here's whats up, and some thoughts on fixing it.
> Old pbr does indeed have a bug where 'setup.py test' will error with
> that unguarded import of what isn't meant to be a dependency.
> The reason this started failing is that a bugfix to setuptools - so
> that the existing pbr code that wraps commands can wrap commands only
> added by setuptools plugins like 'wheel' was merged and included in a
> setuptools release.
> This causes the pbr testr command to be loaded, which fails in old pbr.
> The right answer is a back port of the import guard to pbr < 1.0.0 and
> a point release - 0.11.1.
> IMO that is :)
> I see that a workaround has been committed - installing testrepository
> - but I'd hate for folk to cargo cult the idea that pbr could have a
> runtime dependency on test-only tools like that.


thank you for looking deeper into this. Your conclusions sound logical
to me and much saner than just pulling in testrepository.

Matthias Runge <mrunge at redhat.com>

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