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stestr Python 2 Support


Thanks Matt - you're a team player!

On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 3:52 AM Matthew Treinish <mtreinish at kortar.org>
wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 03, 2019 at 10:10:18AM +1000, Tony Breeds wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 09:11:36AM -0400, Matthew Treinish wrote:
> > > Hi Everyone,
> > >
> > > I just wanted to send a quick update about the state of python 2
> support in
> > > stestr, since OpenStack is the largest user of the project. With the
> recent
> > > release of stestr 2.4.0 we've officially deprecated the python 2.7
> support
> > > in stestr. It will emit a DeprecationWarning whenever it's run from
> the CLI
> > > with python 2.7 now. The plan (which is not set in stone) is that we
> will be
> > > pushing a 3.0.0 release that removes the python 2 support and compat
> code from
> > > stestr sometime in early 2020 (definitely after the Python 2.7 EoL on
> Jan.
> > > 1st). I don't believe this conflicts with the current Python version
> support
> > > plans in OpenStack [1] but just wanted to make sure people were aware
> so that
> > > there are no surprises when stestr stops working with Python 2 in
> 3.0.0.
> >
> > Thanks Matt.  I know it's a little meta but if something really strange
> > were to happen would you be open to doing 2.X.Y releases while we still
> > have maintained branches that use it?
>
> Sure, I'm open to doing that if the need arises. The normal release
> process for
> stestr doesn't involve branching. But, if there is a critical issue in
> 2.x.y
> that requires a fix we can easily create a branch and push a bugfix release
> when/if that happens.
>
> -Matt Treinish
>


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Michael Davies   michael at the-davies.net
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