[openstack-dev] [heat][TripleO] Adding interfaces to environment files?

Zane Bitter zbitter at redhat.com
Tue Jun 7 20:53:12 UTC 2016

On 07/06/16 15:57, Jay Dobies wrote:
>> 1. Now that we support passing un-merged environment files to heat,
>> it'd be
>> good to support an optional description key for environments,
> I've never understood why the environment file doesn't have a
> description field itself. Templates have descriptions, and IMO it makes
> sense for an environment to describe what its particular additions to
> the parameters/registry do.

Just use a comment?

> I'd be happy to write that patch, but I wanted to first double check
> that there wasn't a big philosophical reason why it shouldn't have a
> description.

There's not much point unless you're also adding an API to retrieve 
environment files like Steve mentioned. Comments get stripped when the 
yaml is parsed, but that's fairly academic if you don't have a way to 
get it out again.

- ZB

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