[openstack-dev] [horizon] Angular panel enable/disable not overridable in local_settings

Richard Jones r1chardj0n3s at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 22:39:01 UTC 2016

On 3 August 2016 at 00:32, Rob Cresswell <robert.cresswell at outlook.com>

> Hi all,
> So we seem to be adopting a pattern of using UPDATE_HORIZON_CONFIG in the
> enabled files to add a legacy/angular toggle to the settings. I don't like
> this, because in settings.py the enabled files are processed *after*
> local_settings.py imports, meaning the angular panel will always be
> enabled, and would require a local/enabled file change to disable it.
> My suggestion would be:
> - Remove current UPDATE_HORIZON_CONFIG change in the swift panel and
> images panel patch
> - Add equivalents ('angular') to the settings.py HORIZON_CONFIG dict, and
> then the 'legacy' version to the test settings.
> I think that should run UTs as expected, and allow the legacy/angular
> panel to be toggled via local_settings.
> Was there a reason we chose to use UPDATE_HORIZON_CONFIG, rather than just
> updating the dict in settings.py? I couldn't recall a reason, and the
> original patch ( https://review.openstack.org/#/c/293168/ ) doesn't seem
> to indicate why.

It was an attempt to keep the change more self-contained, and since
UPDATE_HORIZON_CONFIG existed, it seemed reasonable to use it. It meant
that all the configuration regarding the visibility of the panel was in one
place, and since it's expected that deployers edit enabled files, I guess
your concern stated above didn't come into it.

I'm ambivalent about the change you propose, would be OK going either way

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