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Make application directory where data files are stored configurable #6 (

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jmathai committed Apr 1, 2019
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@@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ Usage: verify

OK, so what if you don't like the folders being named `2015-07-Jul/Mountain View`? No problem!

You can add a custom folder structure by editing your `config.ini` file (which should be placed under `~/.elodie/config.ini`).
You can add a custom folder structure by editing your `config.ini` file (which should be placed under `~/.elodie/config.ini`). If you'd like to use a different folder for your configuration file then set an environment variable named `ELODIE_APPLICATION_DIRECTORY` with the fully qualified directory path.

#### Custom folder examples

@@ -2,14 +2,20 @@
Settings used by Elodie.

from os import path
from os import environ, path
from sys import version_info

#: If True, debug messages will be printed.
debug = False

#: Directory in which to store Elodie settings.
application_directory = '{}/.elodie'.format(path.expanduser('~'))
if (
application_directory = environ['ELODIE_APPLICATION_DIRECTORY']
application_directory = '{}/.elodie'.format(path.expanduser('~'))

#: File in which to store details about media Elodie has seen.
hash_db = '{}/hash.json'.format(application_directory)
@@ -0,0 +1,68 @@
from __future__ import absolute_import
# Project imports

import os
import sys
import unittest

reload # Python 2.7
except NameError:
from importlib import reload # Python 3.4+
except ImportError:
from imp import reload # Python 3.0 - 3.3

from mock import patch

sys.path.insert(0, os.path.abspath(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(__file__))))))

from elodie import constants

BASE_PATH = os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(__file__))))

def test_debug():
# This seems pointless but on Travis we explicitly modify the file to be True
assert constants.debug == constants.debug, constants.debug

def test_application_directory_default():
expected_path = '{}/.elodie'.format(os.path.expanduser('~'))
assert constants.application_directory == expected_path, constants.application_directory

def test_application_directory_override_invalid():
os.environ['ELODIE_APPLICATION_DIRECTORY'] = '/foo/bar'
expected_path = '{}/.elodie'.format(os.path.expanduser('~'))
assert constants.application_directory == expected_path, constants.application_directory

def test_application_directory_override_valid():
cwd = os.getcwd()

assert constants.application_directory == cwd, constants.application_directory
assert cwd in constants.hash_db, constants.hash_db

# must come after test_application_directory_override_valid due to env var reset
def test_hash_db():
assert constants.hash_db == '{}/hash.json'.format(constants.application_directory), constants.hash_db

def test_location_db():
assert constants.location_db == '{}/location.json'.format(constants.application_directory), constants.location_db

def test_script_directory():
path = os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(__file__)))
assert path == constants.script_directory, constants.script_directory

def test_exiftool_config():
path = os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(__file__)))
assert '{}/configs/ExifTool_config'.format(path) == constants.exiftool_config, constants.exiftool_config

def test_accepted_language():
assert constants.accepted_language == 'en', constants.accepted_language

def test_python_version():
assert constants.python_version == sys.version_info.major, constants.python_version

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