[Pulp-dev] Pagination Requirements and Defaults?

Brian Bouterse bmbouter at redhat.com
Wed Aug 21 21:05:49 UTC 2019

Thanks everyone for the feedback. It generated this story which would
switch the default to LimitOffsetPagination. Please raise any concerns you
have with Pulp making this switch soon.


On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 10:27 AM Justin Sherrill <jsherril at redhat.com>

> On 8/20/19 12:17 PM, Brian Bouterse wrote:
> Recently with pulp_ansible, users were interested in using pagination with
> LimitOffsetPagination [0]. Pulp currently defaults to PageNumberPagination.
> I looked at our current DRF defaults, and I noticed two things.
> 1. We default to the not-as-common PageNumberPagination based on examples
> in the drf docs.
> 2. We customize it here [1] in various ways.
> Can someone help me remember why these pagination style choices were made
> or where the requirements came from?
> Would our bindings work with a LimitOffsetPagination style?
> What use cases drove the use and customization in this area?
> Also, @katello how would a pagination style change (like switching to
> LimitOffsetPagination) affect you?
> Speaking for katello, we'd have to change a few lines of code, but it
> seems like it would be minimal.
> Thanks for any info you can provide. Maybe what we have right now is just
> what we need, but I'm not sure.
> -Brian
> [0]:
> https://www.django-rest-framework.org/api-guide/pagination/#setting-the-pagination-style
> [1]:
> https://github.com/pulp/pulpcore/blob/master/pulpcore/app/pagination.py
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