[all][tc] Dropping lower-constraints testing from all projects
radoslaw.piliszek at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 18:45:38 UTC 2021
On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 7:24 PM Ghanshyam Mann <gmann at ghanshyammann.com> wrote:
> ---- On Wed, 06 Jan 2021 15:04:34 -0600 Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> wrote ----
> > Hi,
> > 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...
> Hi Zigo,
> 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
> - RDO
> - openstack-charms
> - ubuntu
FWIW, if we are including openstack-charms here, then I can also
confirm the same for Kolla - we just use u-c.
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