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Re: [Python-modules-team] Bug#914592: Upcoming pytest-4 problems

Hi Ondrej,

On 26.11.18 21:29, Ondrej Novy wrote:
> my plan is:
>   * keep 3.x for Buster
>   * upgrade to >= 4.x just after Buster release
> Because we are going to drop Python after Buster release, I think it's
> perfectly fine that Astropy (Py2 version) will not support Pytest 4.x.

Thanks, however it turns out that this will unfortunately not work for
me: from astropys POV, pytest seems to be broken in versions 3.7 - 3.10;


I also observed diverse failures on other (astropy dependent) packages
with 3.10. Which basically means that I need to switch off the tests,
unless pytests upstream provides a bugfixed 3.X version.

However, it seems that I need to start with the removal of the Python 2
astropy ecosystem, which may be in any case not the worst decision.
Personally, I like to put pressure to move towards Python 3.



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