[Openstack] [RFC] Common config options module

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 20:06:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 2:22 PM, John Dickinson
<john.dickinson at rackspace.com> wrote:
> Overall, I think it's a great thing to have commonality between the projects on option names and environment variables. I think it's worthwhile to push for that in the swift cli tool in the essex timeframe.
> On the topic of common config libraries, though, I think the differences are less important. Mark's wiki page describing a common config library sounds interesting, but I agree with Monty that it may be better to be a separate (ie non-openstack) module.

Could you explain the above a bit more? Mark has already posted code
for a common config module and I think the idea is to have it live in
the openstack-common Python library and have Nova, Glance and Swift
import that openstack.common library...

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