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I started supernova a little over three years ago with the idea of making it easier to use novaclient. Three years and a few downloads later, it manages multiple different OpenStack clients, like nova, glance, and trove along with some handy features for users who manage a large number of environments.
What’s new? #
With some help from some friends who are much better at writing Python than I am (thanks Paul, Matt and Jason), I restructured supernova to make it more testable. The big, awkward SuperNova class was dropped and there are fewer circular imports. In addition, I migrated the cli management components to use the click module. It’s now compatible with Python versions 2.6, 2.7, 3.3 and 3.4.
The overall functionality hasn’t changed much, but there’s a new option to specify a custom supernova configuration that sits in a non-standard location or with a filename other than
.supernova. Simply use the
supernova -c ~/work/.supernova dfw list supernova -c ~/personal/supernova-config-v1 staging list
The testing is done with Travis-CI and code coverage is checked with Codecov. Pull requests will automatically be checked with unit tests and I’ll do my best to urge committers to keep test coverage at 100%.
Updating supernova #
Version 2.0.0 is already in PyPi, so an upgrade using pip is quite easy:
pip install -U supernova