[openstack-dev] [all] Call for check: is your project ready for pylint 1.7.1?

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Fri Jun 9 16:07:42 UTC 2017

On 06/08/2017 02:53 PM, Akihiro Motoki wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is your project ready for pylint 1.7.1?
> If you use pylint in your pep8 job, it is worth checked.
> Our current version of pylint is 1.4.5 but it is not safe in python 3.5.
> The global-requirements update was merged once [1],
> However, some projects (at least neutron) are not ready for pylint
> 1.7.1 and it was reverted [2].
> it is reasonable to give individual projects time to cope with pylint 1.7.1.
> I believe bumping pylint version to 1.7.1 (or later) is the right
> direction in long term.
> I would suggest to make your project ready for pylint 1.7.1 soon (two
> weeks or some?)
> You can disable new rules in pylint 1.7.1 temporarily and clean up
> your code later
> as neutron does [3]. As far as I checked, most rules are reasonable
> and worth enabled.
> Thanks,
> Akihiro Motoki
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/470800/
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/471756/
> [3] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/471763/

Please only make changes like this in the first milestone of the cycle.
Lint requirements changes are distracting, and definitely shouldn't be
happening during the final milestone.


Sean Dague

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