Add drivers list generator

It is useful to have a maintained (in source control) list
of drivers that exist in Cinder. It could be used in docs
and unit tests to check method impl on backend drivers.

This change add tool for generate list of drivers based on
existing BaseVD class in class hierarchy of volume drivers.

Output example:
Drivers: ['cinder.volume.drivers.lvm.LVMVolumeDriver',

Implements: blueprint drivers-list-generator
Change-Id: I0e10906873e659e09a6e34531a0c932495d7c399
Anton Arefiev 8 years ago
parent 94e3098238
commit a7f264f3af

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#! /usr/bin/env python
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"""Generate list of cinder drivers"""
import importlib
import inspect
import pkgutil
import pprint
from cinder.volume import drivers
from cinder.volume import driver
package = drivers
def get_driver_list():
dr_list = []
for _loader, modname, _ispkg in pkgutil.walk_packages(
prefix=package.__name__ + '.',
onerror=lambda x: None):
mod = importlib.import_module(modname)
list_classes = inspect.getmembers(mod, inspect.isclass)
dr_list += [
modname + '.' + dr_name for dr_name, dr in list_classes
if driver.BaseVD in inspect.getmro(dr)]
except ImportError:
print("%s module ignored!!" % modname)
return dr_list
def main():
dr_list = get_driver_list()
print("Drivers list:")
if __name__ == '__main__':

@ -124,6 +124,11 @@ commands = {posargs}
commands = python build_sphinx
sitepackages = False
envdir = {toxworkdir}/venv
commands = python {toxinidir}/tools/
# Following checks are ignored on purpose.