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Bob renders directory structure templates

Project description

Mister Bob the Builder creates directory skeletons.


  • [medium] ability to use multiple templates at the same time and depend on them (similar templer structures, but doesnt separate structures and templates)
  • [medium] figure out how templates can depend on each other (bobconfig setting with a list of template names?)
  • [medium] gittip
  • [medium] add +var+ folder in template_sample
  • [medium] Check how one would implement multi-namespace python package with current mr.bob api
  • [medium] write/test/document choice question type and corresponding pre_ask_question, post_ask_question
  • [low] Ability to configure what to ignore when copying templates in bobconfig
  • [low] better format print questions output (keep order of questions -> use order information like for asking questions)
  • [low] document we don’t need local commands once answers are remembered (just issue another template on top of current)
  • [low] ability to specify variables/defaults to questions from cli
  • [maybe] ability to simulate rendering (dry-run)
  • [maybe] ability to update/patch templates


0.1a6 (2013-01-02)

  • Use StrictUndefined with jinja2 renderer so that any missing key is reported as an error [Domen Kožar]
  • If a key in a namespace was missing while rendering, no error was raised [Domen Kožar]
  • Added hook mrbob.hooks.show_message [Domen Kožar]
  • mrbob.validators.boolean renamed to mrbob.hooks.to_boolean [Domen Kožar]
  • Renamed to [Domen Kožar]
  • Removed validators and action settings from [questions] as it is superseded by hooks [Domen Kožar]
  • Added pre_ask_question and post_ask_question to [questions] section [Domen Kožar]
  • Added pre_render, post_render and post_render_msg options [Domen Kožar]
  • Added [defaults] section that will override template defaults. The only difference to [variables] is that variables provide default answers [Domen Kožar]
  • Moved renderer parameter to [template] section [Domen Kožar]
  • Added [template] section that is parsed only from .mrbob.ini inside a template directory. [Domen Kožar]
  • Correctly evaluate boolean of quiet and verbose settings [Domen Kožar]
  • Added non_interactive setting that will not prompt for any input and fail if any of required questions are not answered [Domen Kožar]
  • Added remember_answers setting that will create .mrbob.ini file inside rendered directory with all the answers written to [variables] section [Domen Kožar]
  • Include changelog in documentation [Domen Kožar]
  • Question does no longer raise error if unknown parameter is passed from a config file. Instead those parameters are saved to question.extra that can be later inspected and validated. This is first step to have advanced question types such as question with a set of predefined answers [Domen Kožar]
  • Rewrite all py.test stuff to nosetests, so we have unified testing now. This also fixes flake8 segfaults on pypy [Domen Kožar]

0.1a5 (2012-12-12)

  • #26: Variables were not correctly parsed from config files [Domen Kožar]

0.1a4 (2012-12-11)

  • Fix so that template examples are also included with distribution [Domen Kožar]
  • Add -q/–quiet option to suppress output which isn’t strictly necessary [Sasha Hart]
  • Suppress the interactive-mode welcome banner if there are no questions to ask [Sasha Hart]
  • Don’t raise KeyError: ‘questions_order’ if [questions] is missing in an ini [Sasha Hart]

0.1a3 (2012-11-30)

  • #13: Read user config from ~/.mrbob (as stated in docs and inline comments). [Andreas Kaiser]

0.1a2 (2012-11-29)

  • #12: Fix unicode errors when using non-ASCII in questions or defaults [Domen Kožar]
  • Ask questions in same order they were defined in template configuration file [Domen Kožar]

0.1a1 (2012-10-19)

  • Initial release. [Domen Kožar, Tom Lazar]

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