os-apply-config fails with TypeError: string indices must be integers when traversing strings

Bug #1321827 reported by Coleman Corrigan on 2014-05-21
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Coleman Corrigan

Bug Description

os-apply-config fails with a TypeError when searching for a non existent key if parent component of the key is a string
/os_apply_config# os-apply-config --key db-password.s --type raw --key-default ''
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/os-apply-config", line 11, in <module>
  File "/opt/stack/venvs/os-apply-config/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/os_apply_config/apply_config.py", line 281, in main
  File "/opt/stack/venvs/os-apply-config/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/os_apply_config/apply_config.py", line 84, in print_key
    config = config[key]
TypeError: string indices must be integers


# os-apply-config --key non.existent.key.tree.s --type raw --key-default ''


inconsistent behaviour - IMHO both cases should return the key-default

Changed in os-apply-config:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in os-apply-config:
assignee: nobody → Coleman Corrigan (coleman-corrigan)
status: Triaged → In Progress

Reviewed: https://review.openstack.org/94810
Committed: https://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/os-apply-config/commit/?id=e3aa1631c11cc6fd815cf26cb4e23ca4010309ff
Submitter: Jenkins
Branch: master

commit e3aa1631c11cc6fd815cf26cb4e23ca4010309ff
Author: Coleman Corrigan <email address hidden>
Date: Thu May 22 10:56:52 2014 +0100

    Fix for string key traversal bug #1321827

    Gracefully handle the traversal of strings in a key search path.

    Closes-Bug: #1321827

    Change-Id: I1fab13905fc1f6ed2817081d58fcc5379f2a8515

Changed in os-apply-config:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in os-apply-config:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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