[openstack-dev] [all] sample config files should be ignored in git...
tom at openstack.org
Fri Mar 28 04:53:23 UTC 2014
On 28/03/14 04:58, Joe Gordon wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Sean Dague <sean at dague.net
> <mailto:sean at dague.net>> wrote:
> On 03/27/2014 02:54 PM, Joe Gordon wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:21 AM, Dirk Müller <dirk at dmllr.de
> <mailto:dirk at dmllr.de>
> > <mailto:dirk at dmllr.de <mailto:dirk at dmllr.de>>> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > >> When I was an operator, I regularly referred to the sample
> > files
> > >> in the git repository.
> > The sample config files in git repository are tremendeously
> useful for
> > any operator and OpenStack Packager. Having them generateable
> with a
> > tox line is very cumbersome.
> > Why is it cumbersome? We do the same thing.
> Because we've already got a working tox environment. Which includes
> knowing, in advance that you can't just pip install tox (as 1.7.x is
> broken), and that you need to have postgresql and mysql and libffi dev
> packages installed, and a C compiler.
> Start with a pristine Linux it is a lot manual steps you have to go
> through to get a working config out of tox -e genconfig.
> So I think it's a fair concern that we did just move a burden back onto
> users because we dug a hole by letting libraries declare arbitrary
> required variables in our config files.
> Good answer.
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