[openstack-dev] Fwd: [Distutils][pbr] Announcement: Pip 10 is coming, and will move all internal APIs

Clark Boylan cboylan at sapwetik.org
Fri Oct 20 19:17:11 UTC 2017

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017, at 11:17 AM, Clark Boylan wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2017, at 07:23 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> > It sounds like the PyPI/PyPA folks are planning some major changes to
> > pip internals, soon.
> > 
> > I know pbr uses setuptools, and I don't think it uses pip, but if
> > someone has time to verify that it would be helpful.
> > 
> > We'll also want to watch out for breakage in normal use of pip 10. If
> > they're making changes this big, they may miss something in their own
> > test coverage that affects our jobs.
> > 
> After a quick skim of PBR I don't think we use pip internals anywhere.
> Its all executed via the command itself. That said we should test this
> so I've put up https://review.openstack.org/513825 (others should feel
> free to iterate on it if it doesn't work) to install latest pip master
> in a devstack run.

And it has already caught its first bug. Fix and details at


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