[tc][all] Dropping py35 testing
---- On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33:54 -0500 Sean Mooney <smooney at redhat.com> wrote ----
> On Mon, 2019-04-15 at 09:21 -0500, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> > > > we are good to drop the py35 testing.
> > > >
> > > > Train: Good to drop.
> > > > I am going to push the patches to remove the py35 jobs from the master (which is Train now).
> > >
> > > so i asked this a number of months ago and at the time i did not get a concreate answer.
> > > if we drop py35 testing that means we are increaseing our minium python 3 version to py36
> > >
> > Yes, following our policy of using the python version supported on the distros
> > we target at the beginning of the cycle. the Stein minimum py3 version was
> > Python 3.6 .
> ok so we should we update teh setup cfg markers to reflect that?
> we still state 3.5 on nova master
+1, that has been updated as part of this - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/643871/
> > > so projects are free to use python 3.6 only feature correct once py2.7 support is removed.
> > >
> > Dropping py2 support is currently planned for the U release cycle.
> yes i know what i was getting at is becauese we still have to support pyton 2.7 in train
> the subset of lanague feautres we can currently use is what is support on python 2.7 and
> also work son python 3.6
> meaning we cannot use any python3 only feature until U.
> > > i recently found out that nova does not work on py37 and if we have no testing for py35 then
> > > its possible that we could also break there so if this goes ahead i want to carify that for train
> > > the only supported python veriosn will by py27 and py36 unless we elect to add py37 support as a train
> > > goal.
> > > >
> > Failures on py3.7 will need to be addressed as that is one of the Python
> > runtimes required for Train .
> i have not dug into the failure other than to know that the agent hangs or crashes when you boot a vm with
> no error messages of any kind in journalctl.
> so we will need to fix it but at this point it could be anything form eventlet not working properly to we have some
> python27/36 only code on the spawn codepath.
> the fact that even with devstack and debug loggin enabeld the output just stops makes i hard figure out whats actully
> going on but i also have not dug into it much yet.
> >  https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/runtimes/stein.html
> >  https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/runtimes/train.html