[openstack-dev] [stable] [horizon] Horizon stable and fast increasing Django releases

Matthias Runge mrunge at redhat.com
Tue Jan 12 08:11:58 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 10:44:11AM +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >[...]
> >Best would be if this kind of cap was only a temporary solution until we
> >really fix the issues. If possible (I perfectly know that in some case
> >this may be difficult), I'd like to have Horizon stable to contain
> >backports for Django last release (currently 1.9), instead of just
> >capping the requirements. Otherwise, Horizon becomes the single piece in
> >all of OpenStack where I spend all of my maintainer's time, which really
> >isn't good (there's lots of work to be done in other fields).
> >
> >Your thoughts? Am I the only one interested by this? Let's say I'm the
> >only one interested by it (I hope it's not the case), if I do the work,
> >will the patches be accepted in the Stable branch?
> If the backports are done in a way that fixes issues for Django 1.9 users
> without changing code paths for <1.9 users, I guess that those backports
> could be accepted. Sounds like a good topic to add to the stable team
> meeting agenda if you want a more definitive answer to that question.

That's what we did in the past. IIRC Horizon in Juno supported Django-1.4, 
Django-1.5, and Django-1.6.

Backporting fixes to support Django-1.9 in Liberty seems fine for me.

Matthias Runge <mrunge at redhat.com>

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