[openstack-dev] [release][all] What is upper-constraints.txt?

Jim Rollenhagen jim at jimrollenhagen.com
Wed Mar 30 13:01:20 UTC 2016

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 08:33:06AM -0400, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> Folks,
> Quick primer/refresh because of some gate/CI issues we saw last few
> days with Routes===2.3
> upper-constraints.txt is the current set of all the global libraries
> that should be used by all the CI jobs.
> This file is in the openstack/requirements repo:
> http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/requirements/tree/upper-constraints.txt
> http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/requirements/tree/upper-constraints.txt?h=stable/mitaka
> Anyone working on a project, please ensure that all CI jobs respect
> constraints, example from trove below. If jobs don't respect
> constraints then they are more likely to break:
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/298850/

While I agree that projects should do this, do keep in mind that
projects that do not run tests on openstack/requirements changes still
have plenty of room for breaks when u-c changes are merged. :)

// jim

> Anyone deploying openstack, please consult this file as it's the one
> *sane* set of libraries that we test with.
> Yes, global-requirements.txt has the ranges that end up in project
> requirements files. However, upper-constraints.txt is what we test for
> sure in OpenStack CI.
> Thanks,
> Dims
> -- 
> Davanum Srinivas :: https://twitter.com/dims
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