[openstack-dev] [Horizon] Separate horizon and openstack_dashboard

Jason Rist jrist at redhat.com
Mon Nov 17 17:00:12 UTC 2014

On 11/17/2014 06:43 AM, Yves-Gwenaël Bourhis wrote:
> Le 17/11/2014 14:19, Matthias Runge a écrit :
>> There is already horizon on pypi[1]
>> IMHO this will lead only to more confusion.
>> Matthias
>> [1] https://pypi.python.org/pypi/horizon/2012.2
> Well the current "horizon" on Pypi is "The OpenStack Dashboard" +
> horizon(_lib) included
> If the future "horizon" on pypi is "openstack_dashboard" alone, it would
> still pull "horizon_lib" as a dependency, so it would not brake the
> existing.
> So indeed the "horizon" package itself in Pypi would not have
> horizon(_lib) in it anymore, but he "pip install horizon" would pull
> everything due to the dependency horizon will have with horizon_lib.
> I find this the least confusing issue and the "horizon" package on Pypi
> would still be seen as "The OpenStack Dashboard" like it is now. We
> would only add an "horizon_lib" package on Pypi.
> Therefore existing third-party "requirements.txt" would not brake
> because they would pull horizon_lib with horizon. and they would still
> import the proper module. Every backwards compatibility (requirements
> and module) is therefore preserved.

+1 to this solution

Jason E. Rist
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