[openstack-dev] [nova] pci pass through turing complete config options?

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Tue Nov 18 00:01:42 UTC 2014

On 11/17/2014 06:57 PM, Vishvananda Ishaya wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2014, at 7:56 PM, Ian Wienand <iwienand at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 10/29/2014 12:42 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>>> Another way to do this, which has been used in some other projects,
>>> is to define one option for a list of “names” of things, and use
>>> those names to make groups with each field
>> I've proposed that in [1].  I look forward to some -1's :)
>>> OTOH, oslo.config is not the only way we have to support
>>> configuration. This looks like a good example of settings that are
>>> more complex than what oslo.config is meant to handle, and that
>>> might be better served in a separate file with the location of that
>>> file specified in an oslo.config option.
>> My personal opinion is that yet-another-config-file in possibly
>> yet-another-format is just a few lines of code, but has a pretty high
>> cost for packagers, testers, admins, etc.  So I feel like that's
>> probably a last-resort.
> In most discussions I’ve had with deployers, the prefer multiple files, as it
> is easier to create a new file via puppet or chef when a feature is turned
> on than to add a bunch of new sections in the middle of an existing file.



Sean Dague

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