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Acsone Odoo Dev Tools

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License: GPL-3

This is a set of command-line utilities to facilitate the Odoo development workflow at Acsone.

It assumes the project is a setuptools-based python package that can be packaged and installed with pip.

Criteria for tools to be included here:

  • being small wrappers around standard commands (git, pip, etc)
  • yet being sufficiently non-trivial to be error-prone or time consuming when done manually
  • being used across several Acsone Odoo projects


pip install acsoo


Since acsoo has a lot of dependencies that are not required at runtime, it is not recommanded to install it in the same virtualenv as your project. A good approach is to install it in it’s own virtual env and symlink the acsoo and mrbob executable somewhere in your PATH.

To enable bash completion, add this line in your .bashrc:

eval "$(_ACSOO_COMPLETE=source acsoo)"

What we have here

Below are is the list of available commands wth a few examples.

Use acsoo --help or acsoo <command> --help for more information.

Initialize a new project

mrbob acsoo:templates/project
cd {project name}
mkvirtualenv {project name} -a .

acsoo tag

Tag the current project after ensuring everything has been commited to git.

acsoo tag_editable_requirements

Tag all editable requirements found in requirements.txt, so the referenced commits are not lost in case of git garbage collection.

acsoo wheel

Build wheels for all dependencies found in requirements.txt, plus the project in the current directory.

This is actually almost trivial (ie pip wheel -r requirements.txt -e .), but works around a pip quirk.

acsoo release

Perform acsoo tag, acsoo tag_editable_requirements and acsoo wheel in one command.

acsoo flake8

Run flake8 with sensible default for Odoo code.

It is possible to pass additional options to the flake8 command, eg:

acsoo flake8 -- --ignore E24,W504

acsoo pylint

Run pylint on the odoo or odoo_addons namespace. It automatically uses the pylint-odoo plugin and runs with a reasonable configuration, including an opinionated set of disabled message.

It is possible to pass additional options to the pylint command, eg:

acsoo pylint -- --disable missing-final-newline odoo

This command returns an non-zero exit code if any message is reported. It is however possibly to display messages while reporting success, eg:

acsoo pylint --expected api-one-deprecated:2,line-too-long -- odoo

The above command succeeds despite having exactly 2 api-one-deprecated or any number of line-too-long messages being reported.

It is also possible to force failure on messages that are expected in the default configuration, eg to fail on fixme errors, just expect 0 fixme messages, like this:

acsoo pylint --expected fixme:0 -- odoo

acsoo addons

A set of commands to print addons lists, useful when running tests.

acsoo addons list
acsoo addons list-depends

acsoo checklog

Check if an odoo log file conatains error, with the possibility to ignore some errors based on regular expressions.

acsoo checklog odoo.log
odoo -d mydb -i base --stop-after-init | acsoo checklog
acsoo checklog --ignore "WARNING.*blah" odoo.log


acsoo freeze

pip freeze (which works very well as is) with the following additions

  • exluding some common dev tools that are not required in production (pudb, ipdb, acsoo, git-aggregator, setuptools-odoo…) and their dependencies unless such dependencies are required by the project (directly or indirectly).
  • excluding the project itself (as usual for python requirements.txt files)

Inspiration to be found in, although I don’t think acsoo should depend on that, as it’s only a thin wrapper around the pip api.

acsoo version

A helper to bump version in acsoo.cfg and also bump version in (some?) odoo addons, such as the main addon that pulls dependencies. Requires further thinking.



This project is maintained by ACSONE SA/NV.


1.1.0 (2017-05-25)

  • [IMP] pylint: BREAKING the package to test must be provided explicitly, as soon as additional pylint options are provided, so as to enable easy local testing of a subset of a project. Examples: acsoo pylint -- -d some-message odoo, acsoo pylint --
  • [IMP] pylint: disable more code complexity errors: too-many-nested-blocks, too-many-return-statements
  • [IMP] pylint: display messages causing failure last, so emails from CI that show the last lines of the log are more relevant
  • [IMP] pylint: display summary of messages that did not cause failure, also when there is no failure
  • [ADD] acsoo addons list and acsoo addons list-depends
  • [ADD] acsoo checklog

1.0.1 (2017-05-21)

  • First public release.

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