[openstack-dev] [Oslo] Improving oslo-incubator update.py

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Mon Jan 13 20:50:31 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 3:41 PM, Kevin L. Mitchell <
kevin.mitchell at rackspace.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2014-01-13 at 12:07 -0500, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> > We can't just compute the hash of the modules in the project receiving
> > copies, and then look for them in the oslo-incubator repo, because we
> > modify the files as we copy them out (to update the import statements
> > and replace "oslo" with the receiving project name in some places like
> > config option defaults).
> Why not embed the hash into the files as we copy them out, maybe as a
> specially formatted comment at the end of the file?

The problem is much much easier for the second update. The real challenge
is getting the first update right, when we don't know what the initial hash

> That said, I've always thought that oslo-incubator should be a library
> we use directly, rather than a repository we copy out of.

We're working on that. That's another reason I don't really want to spend
a lot of time making update.py fancier -- it takes away from time I could
be spending on making the code into libraries in the first place.


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