Commit 6fb4af77 authored by Stavros Sachtouris's avatar Stavros Sachtouris
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Suggest ansicolors, progress when missing (#3367)

parent fc84235d
......@@ -64,14 +64,6 @@ The following steps describe a command-line approach, but any graphic package ma
$ sudo apt-get install kamaki
Install ansicolors and/or progress (Optional but recommended)
.. code-block:: console
$ sudo apt-get install python-ansicolors
$ sudo apt-get install python-progress
.. _installing-from-source-ref:
Installing from source (git repos.)
......@@ -135,18 +127,41 @@ and then installed by the setup script:
$ cd kamaki
$ ./setup build install
Install progress and/or ansicolors (optional)
Install ansicolors / progress
Packages **ansicolors** and **progress** are not required for running kamaki, but
they are recommended as a user experience improvement. In specific, ansicolors
adds colors to kamaki responses and progress adds progressbars to the commands
that can make use of it (*/store download*, */store upload*, */server wait* etc.)
progress: command-line progress bars (in some commands)
Debian and Ubuntu
ansicolors: color kamaki output (can switched on and off in `setup <setup.html>`_)
Follow the `Debian <#debian>`_ or `Ubuntu <#ubuntu>`_ installation procedure described earlier
and then type:
.. code-block:: console
$ pip install progress
#For ansicolors
$ sudo apt-get install python-ansicolors
# For progress
$ sudo apt-get install python-progress
From source
If setuptools is not installed, `install them <>`_ and then type:
.. code-block:: console
#For ansicolors
$ pip install ansicolors
#For progress
$ pip install progress
Mac OS X
......@@ -390,6 +390,9 @@ def main():
from kamaki.cli.utils import suggest_missing
if parser.unparsed:
run_one_cmd(exe, parser)
elif _help:
......@@ -37,6 +37,16 @@ from time import sleep
from kamaki.cli.errors import raiseCLIError
suggest = dict(
description='Add colors to console responses'),
description='Add progress bars to some commands'))
from colors import magenta, red, yellow, bold
except ImportError:
......@@ -44,6 +54,24 @@ except ImportError:
def dummy(val):
return val
red = yellow = magenta = bold = dummy
suggest['ansicolors']['active'] = True
from import ShadyBar
except ImportError:
suggest['progress']['active'] = True
def suggest_missing(miss=None):
global suggest
kamaki_docs = ''
for k, v in (miss, suggest[miss]) if miss else suggest.items():
if v['active'] and stdout.isatty():
print('Suggestion: for better user experience install %s' % k)
print('\t%s' % v['description'])
print('\tIt is easy, here are the instructions:')
print('\t%s/installation.html%s' % (kamaki_docs, v['url']))
def remove_colors():
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