[Openstack-devel] Bug#707814: Not sure this really is a problem

Bill Allombert Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Thu Aug 8 22:06:41 UTC 2013

On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 11:50:28PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 08/08/2013 10:45 PM, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 10:32:09PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm really not sure having circular dependencies in python modules is a
> >> real problem. It should work just fine. That would be different if we
> >> were talking about compiled libraries.
> > 
> > No, the upgrade issue is independent from the content of the packages. Apt need to 
> > compute a upgrade path from the Packages file. Circular dependencies leads to removal
> > of packages during upgrade because is not possible to find an upgrade path without
> > it. In this case it is likely to cause problem due to the dependency on python <<2.8
> > which might not be satisfiable in jessie+1.
> This is the first time that I hear about Python 2.8. I thought that the
> upstream plan was to *never* have a Python 2.8. Do you have an
> information that I don't have?

Where did I say that python 2.8 will exist ?
All I said was that python-testtools depends on python (<< 2.8).

Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

More information about the Openstack-devel mailing list