wow that's heavy-handed.  should that be in an oslo utility package of
some kind ?

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:52 AM, Doug Hellmann <d...@doughellmann.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Doug Hellmann's message of 2018-02-19 10:15:34 -0500:
>> Excerpts from Michael Bayer's message of 2018-02-19 10:00:59 -0500:
>> > Hi list -
>> >
>> > Apparently Cinder was misled by my deprecations within the
>> > oslo_db.sqlalchemy.test_base package of DbFixture and DbTestCase, and
>> > in https://review.openstack.org/#/c/522290/ the assumption was made
>> > that these should be imported from oslo_db.tests.sqlalchemy.    This
>> > is an immense mistake on my part that I did not expect people to go
>> > looking for the same names elsewhere in private packages and now we
>> > have a serious downstream issue as these modules are not packaged, as
>> > well as the possibility that the oslo_db.tests. package is now locked
>> > in time and I have to add deprecations there also.
>> >
>> > If anyone knows of projects (or feels like helping me search) that are
>> > importing *anything* from oslo_db.tests these must be reverted ASAP.
>> >
>>
>> If we have modules or classes we don't expect people to be importing
>> directly, we need to prefix the names with _ to comply with the naming
>> conventions we have previously told everyone to look for to recognize
>> private code.
>>
>> I think it's safe to treat "tests" as an exception (after resolving
>> this case) but we should probably document that.
>>
>> Doug
>
> Once we resolve the current set of imports, we can land a patch like
> https://review.openstack.org/545859 to prevent this from happening in
> the future.
>
> Doug
>
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