[oslo][TC] Dropping lower-constraints testing

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Fri Dec 18 15:46:17 UTC 2020

 ---- On Fri, 18 Dec 2020 08:54:26 -0600 hberaud <hberaud at redhat.com> wrote ----
 > Hello,
 > As you already surely know, we (the openstack project) currently face some issues with our lower-constraints jobs due to pip's latest  resolver feature.
 > By discussing this topic with Thierry Carrez (ttx) from an oslo point of view, we reached the same conclusion that it is more appropriate to drop this kind of tests because the complexity and recurring pain neededto maintain them now exceeds the benefits provided by this mechanismes.
 > Also we should notice that the number of active maintainers is declining, so we think that this is the shortest path to solve this problem on oslo for now and for the future too.
 > In a first time I tried to fix our gates by fixing our lower-constraints project by project but with around ~36 projects to maintain this is a painful task, especially due to nested oslo layers inside oslo himself... I saw the face of the hell of dependencies.
 > So, in a second time I submitted a series of patches to drop these tests [1].
 > But before moving further with that we would appreciate discussing this with the TC. For now the patches are ready and we just have to push the good button accordingly to our choices (+W or abandon).
 > Normally all the oslo projects that need to be fixed are covered by [1].
 > Thoughts?

+1, I think it's not worth to keep maintaining them which is taking too much effort. 


 > Thanks for reading.
 > [1] https://review.opendev.org/q/topic:%22oslo_lc_drop%22+(status:open%20OR%20status:merged) 
 > -- 
 > Hervé BeraudSenior Software Engineer at Red Hatirc: hberaudhttps://github.com/4383/https://twitter.com/4383hberaud
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