• Add fixtures explicitly in test requirements

  • tox: Use pre-commit for linter checks

  • Blacken code base

  • requirements: Bump minimums


  • Test python 3.10 and 3.11


  • Use importlib.metadata on Python 3.10+


  • Handle complex objects in yaml formatter better

  • Add pre-commit

  • Fix pre-commit issues

  • Autofit table output if stdout is a tty

  • Fix flake8 violation E721

  • Use upper-constraint in doc generation


  • Removing helper functions providing Python < 3.3 compatibility


  • Strip trailing periods when getting description

  • Clarification of the algorithm used


  • columns: Useful __str__, __repr__ implementation

  • Add Python3 antelope unit tests


  • Removing brackets around tested conditional

  • Replace abc.abstractproperty with property and abc.abstractmethod

  • Remove final use of pkg_resources

  • Defer loading PyYAML

  • Defer loading cmd2

  • requirements: Remove explicit python-subunit dependency

  • requirements: Remove explicit pbr dependency

  • requirements: Remove explicit pyparsing dependency

  • Update Python testing per Zed cycle testing runtime

  • Migrate Python 3.6/7 jobs to Python 3.8


  • Removing modindex link from docs


  • Add Python3 yoga unit tests


  • Automatically page interactive root help output

  • Colourise and automatically page help output

  • Update unit test to satisfy python3.10+

  • Handle SIGPIPE exit gracefully

  • Add conflict_handler parameter as attribut in Command class


  • setup.cfg: Replace dashes with underscores

  • Replace getargspec with getfullargspec

  • setup.cfg: Replace dashes with underscores

  • Use py3 as the default runtime for tox

  • Add Python3 xena unit tests


  • requirements: Uncap PrettyTable

  • Add ‘–sort-ascending’, ‘–sort-descending’ parameters

  • Make ‘FormattableColumn’ comparable

  • Handle null values when sorting

  • Remove unicode from code

  • gitignore: Ignore reno artefacts

  • Remove lower-constraints


  • trivial: Remove references to Python 2.7


  • columns: Make ‘FormattableColumn’ comparable

  • Update requirements URLs in tox config

  • Remove six

  • Update requirements

  • doc: Update bug tracker to storyboard

  • Remove references to setuptools

  • Add py38 package metadata

  • Remove Babel from lower-constraints.txt

  • Bump py37 to py38 in tox.ini

  • List setuptools under install_requires

  • Document KeyboardInterrupt exit code

  • Exit gracefully on Ctrl-C

  • change help action to use its own exception for exit

  • Add Python3 wallaby unit tests

  • Capturing argparse errors due to problem with cmd2


  • switch to stevedore for loading entry points


  • Remove cap on cmd2

  • Fix compatibility with new cmd2


  • drop mock from lower-constraints and requirements

  • Import command group support from osc-lib

  • Remove unneeded tests

  • Migrate to stestr

  • Remove python3.5

  • Stop to use the __future__ module

  • Switch to newer openstackdocstheme version

  • Use unittest.mock instead of third party mock

  • Add Python3 victoria unit tests


  • Re-add support for python 3.5

  • Fix nested argument groups with ignore conflict handler

  • adding missing releasenote for the drop of py27 support


  • [ussuri][goal] Drop python 2.7 support and testing


  • Add autoprogram_cliff_app_dist_name config opt

  • Switch to Ussuri jobs

  • Add contributors link to readme


  • Pin cmd2 back to <0.9 on all versions

  • Modify the help message of `-c`/`–column` parameter

  • Add Python 3 Train unit tests

  • Stop wildcard importing argparse


  • Add an errexit attribute to InteractiveApp to exit on command errors

  • Dropping the py35 testing

  • Updates for OpenDev transition

  • OpenDev Migration Patch

  • add python 3.7 unit test job

  • Missing carriage return in some cases, using -f json


  • Use template for lower-constraints

  • Change openstack-dev to openstack-discuss


  • Don’t try to run issubclass on non-classes

  • Removed unused err variable

  • Remove dead files

  • add lib-forward-testing-python3 test job

  • add python 3.6 unit test job

  • switch documentation job to new PTI

  • import zuul job settings from project-config


  • Assure executable name is kept when app is called as module


  • Build universal wheels

  • fix tox python3 overrides

  • support cmd2 0.9.1 in interactive mode


  • update cmd2 dependency to handle py3 only versions

  • Remove travis.yml

  • exclude cmd2 0.8.3 and update to 0.8.4

  • add lower-constraints job

  • fix typos in documentation


  • Allow finding command by partial name

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Remove the warning of getargspec removal

  • Align parsed() call with cmd2 versions >= 0.7.3

  • Fix cmd2 doc URL

  • add argparse conflict handler “ignore”

  • sphinxext: Warn if namespace or command pattern invalid

  • Zuul: Remove project name

  • Updated from global requirements


  • remove -s alias for –sort-columns


  • Remove empty files

  • Add ability to sort data by columns for list commands

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Remove and just pass -c in tox

  • Replace legacy tips jobs with shiny new versions

  • Move doc requirements to doc/requirements.txt

  • do not require installing demo app to build docs

  • add support for legacy command name translation

  • Use in-tree cliffdemo app for docs build

  • Updated from global requirements

  • add bandit to pep8 job

  • sphinxext: Support cliff application

  • Fix PEP8 in gate

  • doc: Cleanup of demoapp doc

  • Generate demoapp CLI refernece

  • Fix codec error when format=csv


  • handle more varied top_level.txt files in distributions


  • show the distribution providing the command in help output

  • Update .gitignore

  • Docs update for more-hooks

  • Updates for stestr

  • Allow command hooks to make changes

  • Updated from global requirements

  • add actual column names to error msg Closes-Bug: 1712876

  • Alias exit to cmd2’s quit command to exit interactive shell

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Update doc on Sphinx integration process

  • Fix regexp for detecting long options

  • sphinxext: Correct issues with usage formatting

  • Move comments up in [extras] section of setup.cfg

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Make openstackdocstheme an optional doc dependency

  • Updated from global requirements

  • doc: minor cleanup

  • Update and replace http with https for doc links

  • doc: Remove blank lines between term and definition

  • trivial: Fix comments in sphinxext module

  • Use assertIsNone(…) instead of assertIs(None,…)

  • Updated from global requirements


  • add tests for display command classes and hooks

  • Run hooks for DisplayCommandBase

  • add –fit-width option to table formatter

  • sphinxext: Add ‘application’ option to the autoprogram directive

  • use openstackdocstheme html context

  • switch from oslosphinx to openstackdocstheme

  • Fix erroneous line in command hook test

  • make smart help formatter test deterministic

  • remove references to distribute in the docs

  • add before and after hooks

  • add hook for get_epilog

  • add hook for manipulating the argument parser

  • Updated from global requirements

  • pass the command name from HelpCommand

  • Adjust completenames tests for cmd2 0.7.3+

  • rearrange existing content to follow new standard

  • sphinext: Use metavar where possible

  • sphinxext: Use ‘argparse.description’, ‘argparse.epilog’

  • sphinxext: Allow configuration of ignorable options

  • sphinxext: Generate better usage examples

  • add cmd_name argument to CompleteCommand

  • Ensure python standard argparse module is loaded

  • Updated from global requirements


  • covert test suite to use testrepository


  • Updated from global requirements

  • Add smart help formatter for command parser

  • Add support for epilogs

  • Add ‘autoprogram-cliff’ Sphinx directive

  • .gitignore: Ignore eggs


  • Use Sphinx 1.5 warning-is-error

  • Update cmd2 fix to still work with 0.6.7

  • Remove support for py34

  • Fix broken test with cmd2 0.7.0

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Add newline if the output formatter is json


  • Add Constraints support

  • Remove tox environments that no longer work

  • Fix command order

  • Show team and repo badges on README

  • Add print_empty parameter


  • ignore Command docstring when looking for descriptions

  • let the Command get its one-liner description from a class attribute

  • flake8 fix

  • Replace dashes and colons when using bash formatter

  • Show entire command in error message

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Fix spelling mistake

  • Add Python 3.5 classifier and venv

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Changed the home-page link

  • Add Apache 2.0 license to source file

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Clean imports in code

  • [doc]Fix URL for ‘setuptools entry points’

  • Fix a typo in comment


  • Avoid ASCII encoding errors when output is redirected

  • Fix cliff URLs in doc and demoapp

  • Remove announce.rst

  • Fix Command class doc typo

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Fixed broken link

  • add formattable columns concept

  • Add tests, cover more cases

  • Updated from global requirements

  • pep8: fix F405 error

  • command: make run() return take_action() value


  • Updated from global requirements

  • Update –max-width help

  • Add more test coverage for shell formatter

  • Add more test coverage for CSV formatter

  • Support multiple sub commands in completion

  • Factorize more test data

  • Factorize some test data

  • Factorize common test code

  • Factorize argparse importing

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Add CLIFF_MAX_TERM_WIDTH envvar to complement –max-width

  • Fix prettytable.PrettyTable().max_width wrong usage

  • Fix AttributeError when entry point load failed

  • Distinguish no existed columns in ShowOne

  • Refactor HelpCommand

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Remove httplib2 from test-requirements.txt

  • Sync help message for –help


  • handle empty list in table formatter


  • Drop Python 2.6 support

  • Revert “app,command: disallow abbrev by default”

  • Fixes terminal_width on Windows


  • Updated from global requirements

  • remove openstack-common.conf

  • Add doc for deferred_help parameter

  • Fix pep8 failure

  • app,command: disallow abbrev by default

  • app: work-around abbrev

  • remove unnecessary dependency on argparse

  • Make verbose and quiet mutually exclusive

  • setup: fix Python versions classifiers

  • Don’t import unused logging

  • Don’t use non-existent method of Mock

  • Replace dashes with underscores in bash completion

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Resize columns to fit screen width

  • fix fuzzy search for same-distance case

  • Correct path to docs

  • only use unicodecsv for python 2.x

  • Fix test class docstring for py 3.5


  • Replace ‘r’ with ‘ ‘ for prettytable

  • Implement a json formatter in cliff

  • Implement a yaml formatter in cliff

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Improve help messages


  • Add csv formatter test

  • Fix encoding issue with the default python csv output

  • Remove py26 as a default test from tox.ini

  • Set demo app up with deferred help

  • Add command fuzzy matching

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Remove requirements.txt from tox.ini

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Allow subcommands to accept –help when using ‘deferred_help’

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Fix logging config in demo app

  • Use base command for help test

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Include the automatically-generated changelog

  • Updated from global requirements


  • Fix object has no attribute debug error

  • Add some docs for list value formatter

  • Add value format for list command

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Remove

  • fix author contact details

  • Print help on help command


  • Do not check requirements when loading plugins


  • Catch and ignore error when locale can not be set

  • Uncap library requirements for liberty

  • Add documentation for the value formatter

  • Sort the fuzzy matches

  • Defer interactive import

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Update links to setuptools doc


  • Pass user command text to the Command object

  • Document print_help_if_requested method


  • Allow to call initialize_app when running –help

  • Hide prompt in batch/pipe mode

  • Correct completion in interactive mode

  • Change the argument passed to __init__ for help

  • Fix pep8 tests for lambda

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Fix git repo urls in tox.ini

  • Add deprecated attribute to commands

  • Workflow documentation is now in infra-manual


  • print the real error cmd argument

  • Updated from global requirements


  • Update link to docs in README

  • Bring doc build up to standard

  • Add pbr to installation requirements

  • Add more detail to the README

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Add docs environment to tox.ini

  • mock.assert_called_once() is not a valid method

  • Work toward Python 3.4 support and testing

  • warn against sorting requirements


  • Add release notes for 1.7.0

  • Fix stable integration tests

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Clean up default tox environment list

  • Do not allow wheels for stable tests

  • Set the main logger name to match the application

  • CSV formatter should use system-dependent line ending

  • Make show option compatible with Python 2.6

  • Use six.add_metaclass instead of __metaclass__

  • fixed typos found by RETF rules

  • The –variable option to shell format is redundant

  • Expose load_commands publicly

  • Fix wrong method name assert_called_once

  • Updated from global requirements

  • Fix pep8 failures on rule E265


  • Remove PrettyTable from documentation requirements

  • Fix a bug in ShellFormatter’s escaping of double quotes in strings

  • Import from oslo-incubator

  • add doc requirements to venv


  • Add max-width support for table formatter

  • Add value only output formattter

  • Update readme with links to bug tracker and source

  • Move pep8 dependency into pep8 tox test

  • Fix doc build with Python 2.6.x

  • Fix interactive mode with command line args

  • Update .gitreview after repo rename

  • Escape double quotes in shell formatter

  • Add unit test for shell formatter

  • Rename private attribute to avoid conflict

  • Sync with global requirements

  • Add integration tests with known consumers

  • update history for previous change

  • Make the formatters a private part of the command


  • move to pbr for packaging


  • add venv environ to tox config


  • Update history for next release

  • Move to stackforge

  • update history for stevedore change

  • Use stevedore to load formatter plugins

  • use entry points for completion plugins

  • Clean up recursive data handling

  • Always install complete command

  • attribution for bash completion work in history

  • code style fixes

  • code style fixes

  • various python code optimizations; shuffle I/O to shell classes

  • add bash complete

  • Enable debug in help mode

  • Pass the right args when pulling help from commands

  • prepare for 1.4.5 release

  • add pypy test env configuration

  • Update pyparsing dependency to 2.0.1


  • update for release 1.4.4

  • Re-raise Exception on debug mode

  • Add test to check if return code is 2 on unknown command

  • Return code 1 is already use, use code 2 instead

  • Reraise error on debug

  • Display better error message on unknown command, and return code 1

  • update announce file


  • prepare for 1.4.3 release

  • force python2.6 for that test env

  • Provide a default output encoding


  • prepare for release 1.4.2


  • prepare for release 1.4.1

  • Tighten requirements on cmd2

  • remove use of distribute in demo app

  • Fix default encoding issue with python 2.6

  • move tests into cliff package

  • add tests for dict2columns

  • Add dict2columns()

  • turn off distribute in tox


  • prep for release 1.4

  • fix flake8 issues with

  • remove the other traces of distribute

  • Remove explicit depend on distribute

  • update history for recent contribution

  • Expose instantiated interpreter instance and assign it to the ‘interpreter’ variable on the App instance

  • Update announcement for release 1.3.3


  • Prepare for release 1.3.3

  • declare support for python 3.3

  • cmd2 was released, and is compatible

  • Restore compatibility with Prettytable < 0.7.2


  • Prepare 1.3.2 release

  • Bump prettytable version accepted

  • add python 3.3 to tox

  • add style checks to tests

  • Add tests for underscore handling

  • use flake8 for style checks

  • update history.rst with convert_underscores change

  • make converting underscores optional in CommandManager

  • fix version in docs


  • prepare for 1.3.1 release

  • Fix PyParsing dependency

  • Fix typo

  • update history file for previous merge

  • Make list of application commands lexicographically ordered for help command in interactive mode


  • Prepare for 1.3 release

  • clean up history file

  • Document dependency on distribute

  • fix rst formatting in docstring

  • Update history file

  • Add tests for new functionality

  • Allow user to pass argparse_kwargs argument to the build_option_parser method. Those arguments gets passed to the ArgumentParser constructor


  • Set up for 1.2.1 release

  • Remove unused logging import

  • Fix problem with missing izip import in

  • Update announcement file for new release


  • Set up release 1.2

  • Add python2.6 support

  • remove debug print

  • remove tablib from test requirements

  • Fix logging default behavior

  • Fix interactive help command


  • bumping version number for release

  • remove the entry point data for the moved formatters


  • bump the version number to release a clean build


  • Update version and status values

  • Remove tablib formatters from core

  • fix version # in announcement


  • Doc updates for API changes. Clean up docstrings. Bump version to 1.0

  • merge API refactoring work

  • yet more pep8 work

  • fix help and tests for API change

  • Move take_action() to Command

  • more pep8 work

  • Refactor to make it easier to override separate parts in subclasses. Rename get_data() to take_action() so subclasses that do something other than query for values have a clear place to override

  • pep8 cleanup

  • add attribution to history for the previous merge

  • Adding new line to tablib formatters

  • fix tags declaration

  • document updates for 0.7

  • disable py26 tests since I do not have an environment for running them


  • bump version

  • fix interactive command processor to handle multi-part commands, including some that use the same first word as existing commands

  • declare a couple of commands that use builtin command names but use multiple words

  • update changelog

  • set the interactive mode flag before initializing the app so subclasses can check it; handle initialization errors more cleanly

  • add travis-ci status image to developer docs

  • add travis-ci status image to README

  • add a requirements file for travis-ci

  • bogus commit to trigger ci build

  • add configuration file

  • add version num to history file


  • bump version number

  • pass more details to initialize_app so subclasses can decide what sort of initialization to do

  • enable to use in Python2.6


  • remove hard version requirement to unbreak the OpenStack build


  • prepare for 0.5 release

  • document changes in history file

  • make the organization of the classes page a little more clear

  • update formatter documentation

  • fix yaml, html, and json show formatters

  • move the column option so it applies to “show” commands, too

  • add yaml, json, and html formatters

  • move the columns option out of the table formatter and into the lister base

  • make help list commands if none match exactly; fixes #8

  • require at least PrettyTable 0.6 for Python 3 support, fixes #7

  • changes in the prettytable API rolled into the python 3 support update

  • add a tox stage for pep8 testing

  • python 3.2 does not have a unicode type so ignore the error if it is missing

  • move todo list to github issues

  • update todo list

  • note about prettytable and python3

  • refactor ShowOne and Lister to share a common base class

  • more todo notes

  • tests for

  • pass the App to the help action instead of passing just the command manager, since the app has the stout handle we want to use for printing the help

  • 100% coverage of cliff.command

  • 100% coverage for

  • 100% coverage of module

  • let the interactive app set its own prompt

  • add tests for App and fix an issue with error handling and clean_up() in python 3

  • use the stderr handle given to the app instead of assuming the default


  • version number and release note updates for 0.4

  • documentation improvements

  • simplify packaging file for demo app

  • ignore files generated by dev environment

  • first pass at interactive app

  • note to add more options to csv formatter

  • add –prefix option for shell formatter; add docs for shell formatter

  • clean up help text for the other formatters

  • add shell output formatter for single items

  • add longer docstring to show how it is printed by help

  • update todo list

  • fix typo in blog post


  • update blog announcement

  • bump the version number and update the release notes

  • add ShowOne base class for commands that need to show properties of an individual object make the table formatter work as a single object formatter update the docs for the new features

  • handle an empty data set

  • correct the doctoring

  • fix version # in doc build script

  • 0.2 release announcement post


  • bump version number

  • start a release log

  • update doc instructions for getting help

  • only show the one-line description in the command list; add a description of “help”

  • register a custom help action that knows how to print the list of commands available and a help command to generate help for the other commands

  • provide an internal API for applications to register commands without going through setuptools (used for help handler)

  • Use argparse for global arguments

  • fix doc build instructions

  • add some developer instructions and links ot the source repo and bug tracker

  • add announcement blog post source

  • advice from the distutils list was to stick with distribute for now

  • add Makefile with some common release operations

  • add example output to the list formatters

  • add a requirements file for doc build on

  • add some real documentation

  • Add get_data() to the Lister base class

  • remove example that I was using as a syntax reminder

  • Add a link to the docs

  • while looking for documentation on entry points I realized distutils2 doesn’t seem to support them in the same way

  • fill in a real description of the project

  • start sphinx documentation

  • Added a bit more to the README

  • flesh out instructions for using the demo app

  • add a few more ideas

  • Added a README for the demo app

  • Added download url to both files and updated the demo with the new url


  • Added missing distribute setup file

  • move repo link to the dreamhost project

  • more to-do items

  • add demoapp to release package and clean up files being distributed from the test directory

  • notes about work still to be done

  • require PrettyTable package for the table formatter

  • improve error handling when loading formatter plugins

  • add a csv formatter for list apps

  • start creating a subclass of command for producing a list of output in different formats, using prettytable as an example formatter

  • remove unused import

  • better error handling of post-action hook in app

  • Pass the I/O streams into the app

  • add some error handling to App

  • make the log messages slightly easier to parse

  • tweak App api to make it easier to override and perform global actions before and after a command runs

  • use logging for controlling console output verbosity

  • clean up argv handling

  • install nose for tox tests

  • if no arguments are provided at all show the help message

  • replace default –help processor with one that includes the list of subcommands available

  • add debug option to nose

  • clean up dead code

  • include version info when configuring opt parse

  • Sample program with command plugins

  • first pass at an app class that can invoke commands

  • save commands using the name representation to be used in help output; don’t modify the input arg list when searching for the command; return the name of the command found so the app can stuff it into the help text of the command

  • start building command manager

  • change to apache license

  • add tox config file for tests

  • add so install works

  • add and package directory

  • add a basic description to readme

  • convert readme to rst

  • initial commit