[all][tc] Dropping lower-constraints testing from all projects
gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Mon Jan 18 18:23:11 UTC 2021
---- On Wed, 06 Jan 2021 15:04:34 -0600 Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> wrote ----
> On 1/6/21 6:59 PM, Ghanshyam Mann wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > You might have seen the discussion around dropping the lower constraints
> > testing as it becomes more challenging than the current value of doing it.
> As a downstream distribution package maintainer, I see this as a major
> regression of the code quality that upstream is shipping. Without l-c
> tests, there's no assurance of the reality of a lower-bound dependency.
> So then we're back to 5 years ago, when OpenStack just artificially was
> setting very high lower bound because we just didn't know...
We discussed the usage of l-c file among different packagers in 14th Jan TC meeting,
can you confirm if Debian directly depends on l-c file and use them OR it is good for
code quality if project maintains it?
Below packagers does not use l-c file instead use u-c
> Please don't do it.
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
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