[openstack-dev] [requirements][stable] EOL tags and upper-constraints.txt in tox.ini

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Wed Sep 20 12:41:14 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Jeremy Stanley's message of 2017-09-20 12:30:59 +0000:
> On 2017-09-20 07:11:51 -0500 (-0500), Matthew Thode wrote:
> > On 17-09-20 13:35:44, Michal Pryc wrote:
> > > EOL releases for the nova component (checked neutron as well,
> > > possibly many other components) have wrong pointers to the
> > > upper-constraints.txt files as they are referencing
> > > stable/branch rather then branch-eol
> [...]
> > I think this is an error in our process that should be fixed
> > (newton is going EOL soon).
> [...]
> As you may recall, at the PTG we also discussed a solution to this
> problem (under the auspices of solving the reverse scenario during
> the RC period for upcoming releases): specifically, publishing
> branch series constraints files to the releases site. EOL'd projects
> can refer to those at a static URL indefinitely rather than being at
> the mercy of branch/tag changes in the Git repository.

Is there any reason not to use the published files for all regular
builds, instead of having tox.ini point to a git URL? Maybe only for
regular builds off of stable branches?


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