Anyone care for Django 1.11 in 2.0?

Daniel Axtens dja at
Fri May 19 09:41:53 AEST 2017

Hi Stephen,

Apologies for being so slow on this - I'm planning to have a look at
Django 1.11 today/this afternoon - will let you know if I can confirm
your findings and if I see any obvious fixes or other issues.


Finucane <stephen at> writes:

> On Thu, 2017-05-11 at 05:12 +1000, Daniel Axtens wrote:
>> Hi Stephen,
>> > Yet another poll for interest.
>> > 
>> > I have a series that adds support for Django 1.11 and resolves all
>> > "removed in 2.0" deprecation warnings. It's mostly noddy* stuff but
>> > weighs in at ~15 patches. Does anyone care enough about Django 1.11
>> > support to squeeze it in before 2.0? If not, I'll hold it for 2.1.
>> > 
>> Given how long people tend to run their patchwork instances without
>> updating (literally years!), we probably want to be able to run on as
>> recent a version as possible. So yeah, let's plug this in and do an
>> rc2 to check for regressions. (Sorry to drag the process out!)
>> Hopefully I will get my stuff updated to rc1
>> real soon now.
>> Regards,
>> Daniel
> Update on this. On further testing last night, I've seen some
> performance issues with Django 1.11 and the REST API. In some cases,
> list operations (/patches) against a development instance took ~30
> seconds rather than the usual 400-600 mSec response time. Adding
> filtering to this doubled or tripled the response time.
> Coupled with the fact that Django REST Framework doesn't yet officially
> support Django 1.11, I'm no longer comfortable merging these patches
> this late in the day. I'm going to merge the DeprecationWarning fixes
> for Django versions < 1.10 as part of RC2 (probably tonight), but I'll
> defer the remainder until Patchwork 2.1. Hopefully this doesn't affect
> anyone.
> Cheers,
> Stephen

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