[RFC 00/11] REST API support

Andy Doan andy.doan at linaro.org
Wed May 11 08:30:32 AEST 2016

On 05/09/2016 09:16 AM, Finucane, Stephen wrote:
> On 15 Apr 13:23, Andy Doan wrote:
>> This patchset is inspired by the work done by Damien Lespiau. It creates
>> a REST API based on the original spec RFC'd by Stephen Finucane. The
>> only thing I know of that's missing from the patch set are bundles. I
>> think over time the Series support will make them less important, but we
>> could always tack bundles on to this if needed.
>> This set is missing a corresponding CLI client. I think it might deserve
>> its own series. However, I've been testing a new client to make sure the
>> API is complete enough to be useful:
> IMO the client should be kept in its own tree/repo and packaged for
> publication on pip. I've taken this approach for 'git-pw' [1], and
> will be updating that to support the REST API once it's done.

That works.

> Speaking of git-pw, this is useful for git integration but I think
> we'll still need a pwclient-like application for more "admin'y" stuff.
> Do you think we should integrating REST API support into pwclient, or
> should we create a whole new client (pwclient2?)?

I think we probably have to do a separate client since this feature is 
optional and depends on pip packages some maintainers may not want to 
deploy. I called it pwcli in my tree:


But I don't think that would be a popular name.

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