[Pulp-dev] [pulp-dev] modularity upload

Pavel Picka ppicka at redhat.com
Wed Oct 2 11:40:40 UTC 2019

It is good point, personally when I am going deeper to implementation I am
starting to think that additional endpoint will be helpful and to disable
possibility to create modular content by 'modulemd' and 'modulemd-defaults'
endpoints too.

Thank you for answer.

On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 1:01 PM Ina Panova <ipanova at redhat.com> wrote:

> When we sync, do we assign artifact to modulemd-defaults? If yes then your
> idea with regards to creation of modulemd-defaults by providing arguments
> will bring in inconsistency.
> I would pivot for a custom endpoint for modules upload that would accept a
> file that would be parsed and based what's found there modulemd and/or
> modulemd-defaults contents will be created respectively.
> --------
> Regards,
> Ina Panova
> Senior Software Engineer| Pulp| Red Hat Inc.
> "Do not go where the path may lead,
>  go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
> On Tue, Oct 1, 2019 at 1:34 PM Pavel Picka <ppicka at redhat.com> wrote:
>> [pulp-dev] modularity upload
>> I was happy to see new unified way of upload already merged, but I think
>> I got special use case for modularity.
>> Expected by upload from core is one file for one content unit. My case is
>> the user will upload one file with many content units yet two content types
>> can appear. I would like to discuss here some ideas hot to proceed in this
>> case.
>> - Possibly this could be different endpoint as more than one content unit
>> will by upload
>>  - and possibly two content types
>>  - I discuss this with Brian B. and to use original endpoint
>> (../content/rpm/modulemd/) for upload can have advantage of less endpoints
>> to maintain and still same logic but different behaviour
>>   - user should (not must be true) be aware of modularity types when
>> storing them
>>   - still will be documented
>>  - disadvantage is any other endpoint with upload use only one content
>> unit (inconsistence)
>>   - because uploaded file is connected for both endpoints (modulemd -
>> mddefaults)
>>   - and will need some discussion about name
>> - Still I would like to keep upload with chunks
>>  - even official modules.yaml to parse from fedora 30 modular repo has
>> ~500K
>> Summary:
>> In my opinion I would use same endpoint but override 'create' method to
>> '../rpm/modulemd' will parse whole file and create many modulemd and even
>> modulemd-deafult content types.
>> And highlight it in documentation.
>> For second content type and endpoint 'modulemd-defaults' I would not
>> allow upload a file but allow user to create modulemd-defaults with
>> arguments (as they are three) so user just call
>> http:.../rpm/modulemd-defaults/ module=foo stream="1" profiles="1:default".
>> As if there will be file with more defaults he can use previous endpoint
>> for both.
>> What do you think or what would you like to see there?
>> --
>> Pavel Picka
>> Red Hat
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Pavel Picka
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