[openstack-dev] [ALL] Removing generate_uuid() from uuidutils
doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Wed Nov 13 20:44:04 UTC 2013
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 1:07 AM, Zhongyue Luo <zhongyue.nah at intel.com>wrote:
> Hi all,
> We had a discussion of the modules that are incubated in Oslo.
> One of the conclusions we came to was to deprecate/remove uuidutils in
> this cycle.
> The first step into this change should be to remove generate_uuid() from
> The reason is that 1) generating the UUID string seems trivial enough to
> not need a function and 2) string representation of uuid4 is not what we
> want in all projects.
> To address this, a patch is now on gerrit.
> Each project should directly use the standard uuid module or implement its
> own helper function to generate uuids if this patch gets in.
> Any thoughts on this change? Thanks.
Unfortunately it looks like that change went through before I caught up on
email. Shouldn't we have removed its use in the downstream projects (at
least integrated projects) before removing it from Oslo?
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