[openstack-dev] [swift][horizon] Simulating hierarchical directory structure

John Dickinson me at not.mn
Mon Jan 21 19:51:56 UTC 2013

On Jan 21, 2013, at 11:23 AM, Dean Troyer <dtroyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 3) How far should the Swift CLI go in supporting the
>>> psuedo-hierarchical directory simulation?
>> What are the options you are suggesting here?
> The aim here is to reduce user confusion between what they see in
> Horizon vs what they see in Swift CLI list output.  One thought was to
> show them in the list output with a '/' suffix similar to what tar
> does for directories.  Or is changing Horizon to not create the
> directory markers the Right Thing?  Or both?

Horizon should use prefix/delimiter over path queries for listings. The json and xml output will include the "rolled up" pseudo directories, including the trailing delimiter. I don't think horizon should need to modify what's returned.


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