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

Ian Cordasco sigmavirus24 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 19:55:19 UTC 2016

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Belanger <pabelanger at redhat.com>
Reply: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Date: November 16, 2016 at 12:13:26
To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Subject:  Re: [openstack-dev] [all] important changes to pep8 python jobs

> 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.

Thank y'all for your hard work on this!

Ian Cordasco

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