[Openstack] Is python-openstackclient dead?

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Wed Dec 26 18:21:24 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Alessio Ababilov <
aababilov at griddynamics.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone!
> There is a nice project in OpenStack - python-openstackclient. Its
> purpose is to provide a convenient command line interface to all
> OpenStack services, including nova. glance, and keystone, according to
> http://wiki.openstack.org/UnifiedCLI.
> I noticed that the last commit that added functionality to this
> project was on August 20, 2012. In current state,
> python-openstackclient implements only operations with nova instances
> and several keystone commands, so, the most of required functionality
> is not ready.
> In the same time, python-novaclient and python-keystoneclient still
> extend their command line interfaces - the latest commits were
> accepted in December, 2012. So, instead of moving CLI to
> python-openstackclient, it is developed in separate python-*client
> projects.
> Is python-openstackclient considered to be dead?
> Please, do not kill this project! Now it is really convenient, and all
> it needs is just more attention from the community that will add
> lacked functionality! Lets us drop CLI support from miscellaneous
> python-PROJECTclients and add it to python-openstackclient!

It's not dead, but most of the contributors haven't had time to prioritize
working on it during this cycle. If you are interested in helping out, I'll
be happy to do code reviews for you.


> --
> Alessio Ababilov
> Software Engineer
> Grid Dynamics
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