[openstack-dev] [hacking] proposed rules drop for 1.0

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Tue Dec 9 15:29:31 UTC 2014

On 12/09/2014 03:39 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> I'd like to propose that for hacking 1.0 we drop 2 groups of rules entirely.
> 1 - the entire H8* group. This doesn't function on python code, it
> functions on git commit message, which makes it tough to run locally. It
> also would be a reason to prevent us from not rerunning tests on commit
> message changes (something we could do after the next gerrit update).


I DO like something warning about commit subject length ... but maybe
that should be a git-review function or something.

> 2 - the entire H3* group - because of this -
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/140168/2/nova/tests/fixtures.py,cm
> A look at the H3* code shows that it's terribly complicated, and is
> often full of bugs (a few bit us last week). I'd rather just delete it
> and move on.


flake8 does the important one now - "no wildcard imports" The others are
ones where I find myself dancing to meet the style more often than not.

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