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A recipe to provide facts about the context a buildout is running in

Project Description

Introduction

This package provides information about the host you are running buildout on.

Exposed Parameters

hostname
The hostname of the machine buildout is running on, as returned by socket.gethostname()
fqdn
The fully qualified domain of the machine buildout is running on, as return by socket.getfqdn(). If no fqdn is available, this will be the same as hostname.
interface.X.address
The IP address of the network interface X.
user.name
The name of the account running buildout
user.uid
The uid running buildout. Numerical.
user.gid
The gid running buildout. Numerical.
user.home
The home directory of the user running buildout
vcs.type
The type of checkout that buildout is being run from. Supports Mercurial (‘hg’), Git (‘git’) or Subversion (‘svn’), otherwise will be ‘unknown’.
vcs.branch
The branch or that that buildout is being run from. Will be ‘unknown’ for unsupported VCS.

Using facts

This example uses the missingbits echo recipe to print information about the current machine:

[buildout]
parts = echo

[facts]
recipe = isotoma.recipe.facts

[echo]
recipe = missingbits:echo
echo =
    The hostname is ${facts:hostname}
    The fdqn is ${facts:fdqn}
    The main IP address is ${facts:interface.eth0.address}
    The VCS type is ${facts:vcs.type} and branch is ${facts:vcs.branch}
    The user is ${facts:user.name} and their home dir is ${facts:user.home}

Changelog

0.0.8 (2015-04-15)

  • Nothing changed yet.

0.0.7 (2014-03-12)

  • fix bug when using without any vcs [djay]
  • fix bug when interface name includes a ‘:’ [djay]

0.0.6 (2012-02-10)

  • Added support for Mercurial VCS

0.0.5 (2012-02-03)

  • Force english locale so the ‘svn info’ output is parseable everywhere

0.0.4 (2012-02-03)

  • Set lsb.codename and other lsb properties so we can make decisions base on the distro version.

0.0.3 (2011-08-30)

  • Set user.name, user.home, user.uid and user.gid facts
  • Set vcs.branch and vcs.type even if the cwd isn’t Git or SVN.

0.0.2 (2011-08-22)

  • Add Git branch detection

0.0.1 (2011-08-11)

  • Detect information about vcs

0.0.0 (2011-08-09)

  • Initial version
  • Ability to get fqdn, hostname and ip addresses (by eth name)
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