[openstack-dev] [Solum] CLI minimal implementation

Arati Mahimane arati.mahimane at RACKSPACE.COM
Tue Dec 3 14:14:07 UTC 2013

On 12/3/13 7:51 AM, "Roshan Agrawal" <roshan.agrawal at RACKSPACE.COM> wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Russell Bryant [mailto:rbryant at redhat.com]
>> Sent: Monday, December 02, 2013 8:17 PM
>> To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org
>> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Solum] CLI minimal implementation
>> On 12/02/2013 07:03 PM, Roshan Agrawal wrote:
>> > I have created a child blueprint to define scope for the minimal
>> implementation of the CLI to consider for milestone 1.
>> > https://blueprints.launchpad.net/solum/+spec/cli-minimal-implementatio
>> > n
>> >
>> > Spec for the minimal CLI @
>> > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Solum/FeatureBlueprints/CLI-minimal-im
>> > plementation Etherpad for discussion notes:
>> > https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/MinimalCLI
>> >
>> > Would look for feedback on the ML, etherpad and discuss more in the
>> weekly IRC meeting tomorrow.
>> What is this R1.N syntax?  How does it relate to development milestones?
>>  Does R1 mean a requirement for milestone-1?
>These do not relate to development milestones. R1 is a unique identified
>for the given requirement. R1.x is a unique requirement Id for something
>that is a sub item of the top level requirement R1.
>Is there a more "openstack standard way" for generating requirements Id?
>> For consistency, I would use commands like:
>>    solum app-create
>>    solum app-delete
>>    solum assembly-create
>>    solum assembly-delete
>> instead of adding a space in between:
>>    solum app create
>> to be more consistent with other clients, like:
>>    nova flavor-create
>>    nova flavor-delete
>>    glance image-create
>>    glance image-delete
>The current proposal is an attempt to be consistent with the direction
>for the "openstack one CLI". Adrian's addressed it in his other reply.
>> I would make required arguments positional arguments.  So, instead of:
>>    solum app-create --plan=planname
>> do:
>>    solum app-create <planname>
>I will make this change unless hear objections

In my opinion, since most of the parameters (listed here
ntAndManagement#Solum-R1.12_app_create:_CLI) are optional,
it would be easier to specify the parameters as <param_name>=<value>
instead of having positional parameters.

>> Lastly, everywhere you have a name, I would use a UUID.  Names shouldn't
>> have to be globally unique (because of multi-tenancy).  UUIDs should
>> work, but you can support a name in the client code as a friendly
>> but it should fail if a unique result can not be resolved from the name.
>Names do not have to be globally unique; just unique within the tenant
>namespace. The Name+tenant combination should map to a unique uuid.
>The CLI is a client tool, where as a user working with names is easier.
>We will support both, but start with Names (the friendly shortcut), and
>map it to uuid behind the scenes.
>> --
>> Russell Bryant
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