On Oct 23, 2014, at 12:30 PM, Kevin L. Mitchell <kevin.mitch...@rackspace.com> 

> On Thu, 2014-10-23 at 18:56 +0300, Andrey Kurilin wrote:
>> Just a joke: Can we drop supporting Python 2.6, when several project
>> still have hooks for Python 2.4?
>> https://github.com/openstack/python-novaclient/blob/master/novaclient/exceptions.py#L195-L203
>> https://github.com/openstack/python-cinderclient/blob/master/cinderclient/exceptions.py#L147-L155
> It may have been intended as a joke, but it's worth pointing out that
> the Xen plugins for nova (at least) have to be compatible with Python
> 2.4, because they run on the Xenserver, which has an antiquated Python
> installed :)
> As for the clients, we could probably drop that segment now; it's not
> like we *test* against 2.4, right?  :)

I’m not aware of any Oslo code that presents a problem for those plugins. We 
wouldn’t want to cause a problem, but as you say, we don’t have anywhere to 
test 2.4 code. Do you know if the Xen driver uses any of the Oslo code?


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