[Openstack] documentation of flags, introducing of a naming convention for flags

Ahmed El Gamil ahmed at manhag.org
Tue Feb 22 07:45:01 UTC 2011


+1

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Christian Berendt <berendt at b1-systems.de>wrote:

> Hi.
>
> At the moment we're using a lot of flags spread all over the code.
>
> a) we should create a useful documentation including all flags
>
> b) we should introduce a naming convention for new flags and we should
> rename existing flags
>
> example:
>
> all flags related to default values are starting with "default_", all
> flags related to a path are starting with "path_".
>
> Looks like most of the flags have good names at the moment, but I think
> we should write it down in the wiki or the developer documentation to
> reduce the possibility of bad names in the future.
>
> c) if it's possible we should collect all flags in one file
>
> At the moment the flags are defined in the files where they are used. I
> think it would be nice to have on file, for example nova/flags.py,
> including all flags used all over the code.
>
> Bye, Christian.
>
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