[openstack-dev] [puppet] Adding "IPv6" bracket handling utilities in openstacklib.

Emilien Macchi emilien at redhat.com
Thu Jan 7 19:23:42 UTC 2016

On 01/07/2016 01:07 PM, Sofer Athlan-Guyot wrote:
> Hi,
> There are a few places where I would like to be able to check for IPv6
> address and add bracket to the parameters.  I think that would be a nice
> addition to the puppet-openstacklib/lib/puppet/parser.
> Here the interface I have in mind with the puppet-nova module:
> class nova::vncproxy::common (
>   $vncproxy_host     = undef,
>   $vncproxy_protocol = undef,
>   $vncproxy_port     = undef,
>   $vncproxy_path     = undef,
> ) {
>   include ::nova::deps
>   $vncproxy_host_real     = pick(
>     ipv6_add_bracket_maybe($vncproxy_host,
>                            $::nova::compute::vncproxy_host,
>                            $::nova::vncproxy::host,
>                            false)
> This would returns an array with the host decorated with "[]" if the
> value is an IPv6 address.  Ideally the function could take only one
> value and return it or take an array and return an array for seamless
> integration in the code.

The design looks okay to me, but on long term I would rather see the
code in puppetlabs/stdlib rather than in our forge.
In short term, I agree to have this kind of code in openstacklib.
Does it means we'll have to patch all our modules that contain host values?
Emilien Macchi

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