[ovs-dev] [PATCH ovn v2] ci: Fix handling of python packages.

Dumitru Ceara dceara at redhat.com
Mon Mar 15 10:17:55 UTC 2021

On 3/12/21 7:25 PM, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> GitHub Actions doesn't have python locations in PATH and different
> runners might have different configuration for default python
> location and versions.  For example, on some runners python2 might
> be installed or not.
> Missing PATH causes weird situations where during one run our scripts
> can locate just installed flake8 and can't do that on a different run.
> Also, we're mistakenly installing python2 version of flake8.
> On runners that able to locate installed flake8 this causes breakage
> of a flake8-check build target because our python scripts written for
> python3.  And runners that can't locate flake8 works just fine and
> job succeeds.
> It's required to use actions/setup-python at v2 in order to have
> predictable version of python installed and paths correctly configured.
> Due to some bugs in GHA itself it doesn't set $HOME/.local/bin into
> PATH, so we have to do that manually for now in order to use '--user'.
> Unfortunately actions/setup-python at v2 also makes invisible python
> packages installed from Ubuntu repositories.  Switching them to
> 'pip3 install'.
> 'six' package is not needed, so it's dropped.
> Fixes: ecdd790ecbff ("CI: Add github actions workflow.")
> Reported-by: Numan Siddique <numans at ovn.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org>
> ---

Looks good to me, thanks!

Acked-by: Dumitru Ceara <dceara at redhat.com>

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