[Zope-dev] Cleaning up some bitrot

Marius Gedminas marius at gedmin.as
Mon Dec 22 08:39:13 CET 2014

On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 12:20:24AM -0500, Tres Seaver wrote:
> As a bit of year-end pre-holiday penance, I've been working on getting some
> of the larger set of Zope2 dependencies tidied up (largely, getting them to
> be testable on Travis).  Because Travis tests against released software
> (mostly using pip), and because pip no longer installs alpha or beta
> software by default, I'd like to get releases out for a lot of these that
> have been stuck in 4.0.0alpha# status for a long time.


> I've made 4.0.0 releases the following ones:
> - zope.i18n
> - zope.intid
> - zope.keyreference
> - zope.dublincore (4.0.1)
> - zope.sendmail
> I have zope.error 4.0.0 ready to go, but inexplicably don't have release
> rights:  can somebody please grant them?


> The main blocker for the rest is zope.publisher:  it has new test breakage
> due to a change in the stdlib Cookie module for Python 2.7.9 and 3.3.3.
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/zope.publisher/+bug/1404582
> That breakage is in a relatively new 'LenientCookie' feature, added in a
> not-yet-released 4.0.0a5.  If folks who care about that feature don't have
> the energy to fix it, I'd like to back it off the trunk, push out a 4.0.0
> release without it,


> and then merge it back onto the trunk for a 4.1.0 release whenever.

-1.  Tests should always pass on master.  If nobody who cares about
LenientCookie makes the test pass, LenientCookie shouldn't be in master.

Marius Gedminas
http://pov.lt/ -- Zope 3/BlueBream consulting and development
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