[openstack-dev] [Nova][db] Changing migrations

Nikola Đipanov ndipanov at redhat.com
Mon Nov 18 19:36:11 UTC 2013

On 18/11/13 18:46, Nikola Đipanov wrote:
> 1) How can we make reviewing changes with db migrations more robust
> Since we use sqlalchemy-migrate to version our database, the package's
> documentation [2] states how care needs to be taken when importing code
> inside a db migration script. It seems like this can be taken care of
> with a hacking rule that will fail the patch if anything outside a
> subset of modules is imported and used. I might be missing an angle
> where such an approach could cause issues, so feel free to comment in
> replies. IIUC - this is something we might want to enforce even when/if
> we move to using Alembic for migrations.

Joe already put up a patch for this - still WIP though:
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/57009 - so feel free to discuss there
if you are interested.


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