On 09/03/2014 09:03 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 08:37:17AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote:
>> I'm not sure why people keep showing up with "sort requirements" patches
>> like - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/76817/6, however, they do.
>> All of these need to be -2ed with predjudice.
>> requirements.txt is not a declarative interface. The order is important
>> as pip processes it in the order it is. Changing the order has impacts
>> on the overall integration which can cause wedges later.
> Can  requirements.txt contain comment lines ?  If so, it would be
> worth adding 
>    # The ordering of modules in this file is important
>    # Do not attempt to re-sort the lines
> Because 6 months hence people will have probably forgotten about
> this mail, or if they're new contributors, never know it existed.

The point is that core review team members should know. In this case at
least one glance core +2ed this change.

Regular contributors can be educated by core team members.


Sean Dague

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