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Various utilities for Mozilla apps

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Various utilities for Pyramid-based Mozilla applications


  • fix handling of non-utf8 path components


  • small test fixes and updates for latest versions of dependencies


  • compatibility fixes for cornice>=0.17

  • config options to generate backoff/unavailable responses

  • custom gevent worker with per-request timeouts

  • use hawkauth instead of macauth for default auth policy

  • shared-secret management scripts

  • MemcachedClient “servers” argument renamed to “server” since it has only ever supported a single server.

  • removed dependency on metlog, replacing it with stdlib logging and a very simple scheme for annotating metrics onto a request.

  • added a json log formatter, useful for logs that are machined processed by e.g. heka

0.7 - 2012-11-14

  • compatability fixes for cornice>=0.10

0.6 - 2012-08-14

  • switch to ultramemcache as the backend for

  • add mozsvc.utils.dnslookup function.

0.5.1 - 2012-07-27

  • add a workaround for some buggy-seeming pylibmc/libmemcached installs, which raise NotFound instead of returning None in some cases.

0.5 - 2012-07-12

  • add “load_metlog_client” function for loading a metlog client from a Configurator, with sensible defaults when no explicit backend is configured.

  • add “update_mozsvc_data” function as a shortcut for adding information to the mozsvc metlog payload.

  • remove use of repoze.who for authentication; all auth is now done using standard pyramid plugins.

  • add MemcachedNonceCache for cross-server nonce management.

  • add for accessing memcached server(s).

  • add support for %(here)s syntax in config files.

0.4 - 2012-06-01

  • add a tween to log any uncaught exceptions.

  • compatability with latest metlog-py release.

  • add a call counter to default MetlogService decorators.

0.3 - 2012-04-18

  • Removed the hard dependencies from the file.

  • Secret can load several files now

  • use req.user[“uid”] for consistency with tokenserver

0.2 - 2012-03-22

  • Updated license to MPL 2.0

  • Added mozsvc.user for easy access to auth backends and user data.

  • Added mozsvc.http_helpers for dealing with other HTTP services.

  • Added a tween that turns BackendErrors into HTTP 503 responses.

  • Added some testing helper functions.

  • Added mozsvc.metrics providing first pass at metlog integration.

0.1 - 2011-11-15

  • Initial release.

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