[openstack-dev] [marconi] sample config files should be ignored in git...

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Thu Mar 27 09:05:28 UTC 2014

On 26/03/14 18:28 +0000, Kurt Griffiths wrote:
>Team, what do you think about doing this for Marconi? It looks like we
>indeed have a sample checked in:
>Personally, I think we should keep the sample until generate_sample.sh
>works on OS X (we could even volunteer to fix it); otherwise, people with
>MBPs will be in a bit of a bind.

I replied to the original email with my thoughts. I don't think this
should be done until we have a place to put the generated sample files
for each milestone.


>Kurt G. | @kgriffs
>On 3/26/14, 1:15 PM, "Russell Bryant" <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
>>On 03/26/2014 02:10 PM, Clint Byrum wrote:
>>> This is an issue that affects all of our git repos. If you are using
>>> oslo.config, you will likely also be using the sample config generator.
>>> However, for some reason we are all checking this generated file in.
>>> This makes no sense, as we humans are not editting it, and it often
>>> picks up config files from other things like libraries (keystoneclient
>>> in particular). This has lead to breakage in the gate a few times for
>>> Heat, perhaps for others as well.
>>> I move that we all rm this file from our git trees, and start generating
>>> it as part of the install/dist process (I have no idea how to do
>>> this..). This would require:
>>> - rm sample files and add them to .gitignore in all trees
>>> - Removing check_uptodate.sh from all trees/tox.ini's
>>> - Generating file during dist/install process.
>>> Does anyone disagree?
>>This has been done in Nova, except we don't have it generated during
>>install.  We just have instructions and a tox target that will do it if
>>you choose to.
>>Related, adding instructions to generate without tox:
>>Russell Bryant
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Flavio Percoco
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