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Re: [PATCH v4 08/24] python: Add pipenv support

From: Cleber Rosa
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 08/24] python: Add pipenv support
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 21:59:40 -0500

On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 01:58:40PM -0500, John Snow wrote:
> pipenv is a tool used for managing virtual environments with pinned,
> explicit dependencies. It is used for precisely recreating python
> virtual environments.
> pipenv uses two files to do this:
> (1) Pipfile, which is similar in purpose and scope to what setup.py
> lists. It specifies the requisite minimum to get a functional
> environment for using this package.
> (2) Pipfile.lock, which is similar in purpose to `pip freeze >
> requirements.txt`. It specifies a canonical virtual environment used for
> deployment or testing. This ensures that all users have repeatable
> results.
> The primary benefit of using this tool is to ensure repeatable CI
> results with a known set of packages. Although I endeavor to support as
> many versions as I can, the fluid nature of the Python toolchain often
> means tailoring code for fairly specific versions.
> Note that pipenv is *not* required to install or use this module; this is
> purely for the sake of repeatable testing by CI or developers.
> Here, a "blank" pipfile is added with no dependencies, but specifies
> Python 3.6 for the virtual environment.
> Pipfile will specify our version minimums, while Pipfile.lock specifies
> an exact loudout of packages that were known to operate correctly. This

Layout? Loadout?

> latter file provides the real value for easy setup of container images
> and CI environments.
> Signed-off-by: John Snow <jsnow@redhat.com>
> ---
>  python/Pipfile | 11 +++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 python/Pipfile

Other than that,

Reviewed-by: Cleber Rosa <crosa@redhat.com>

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