[openstack-dev] [all] important changes to pep8 python jobs

Paul Belanger pabelanger at redhat.com
Wed Nov 16 18:11:56 UTC 2016

On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 12:29:09PM -0400, Paul Belanger wrote:
> Greetings,
> We (openstack-infra) are proposing a change to the current pep8[1] job for
> python jobs, and would like to bring your attention to it.
> We'll be removing the extra-index-url field from pip.conf which forces the job
> to manually build any missing wheels as dependencies.  The reason for this, is
> to force a way for jobs to ensure the proper OS dependencies are installed.
> There is a chance your project pep8 job may break, which is why we are sending
> out this email.  We encourage each project to be using bindep[2], binary
> dependency management tool, to ensure any OS packages are needed. If your
> project needs a specific binary to be installed to compile your project, simply
> add it to the bindep.txt file in your project repo.
> We'll be approving the change on Nov. 16, 2016 and send out another message as
> we move closer to the date.
> If you have any questions, feel free to reply or use #openstack-infra on
> freenode.
Greetings all,

We have just approved this change and it will be live shortly. Again, if you are
having problems, please join us in #openstack-infra.

> ---
> Paul Belanger
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/391875
> [2] http://docs.openstack.org/infra/bindep/
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