When we run
tutor config save, tutor generates the file:
These files are binded to the respective container directories:
My question is, how these settings are loaded in the django settings?
In the source code, we can read the values, like:
from django.conf import settings
I want to know how these files are loaded? If possible in which file and function.
I believe you are asking for the templates that create the JSON environment files.
You can take a look at the tutor repository at this location for those templates: tutor/tutor/templates/apps/openedx/config at master · overhangio/tutor · GitHub
If you are looking for how edx-platform uses those variables, you will have to search for the variable inside the edx-platform repo here: GitHub - openedx/edx-platform: The Open edX LMS & Studio, powering education sites around the world!
Here is an example with the first variable SITE_NAME: Search · SITE_NAME · GitHub
Thank you @uetuluk for the answer!
But what I want to know is how edx-platform reads the
*.env.json files end load the values in Django settings.
I was not able to find in edx-platform source a function that reads these files.
I don’t know exactly how they are converted in Tutor’s source code, but I am under the impression they end up in the production.py files under $TUTOR_ROOT/env/apps/openedx/settings/lms/production.py and $TUTOR_ROOT/env/apps/openedx/settings/cms/production.py
Is that what you were looking for?
I found how it works.
cms/envs/production.py who imports
cms/envs/production.py we have this part of the code that reads the config env file:
# A file path to a YAML file from which to load all the configuration for the edx platform
CONFIG_FILE = get_env_setting('STUDIO_CFG')
with codecs.open(CONFIG_FILE, encoding='utf-8') as f:
__config__ = yaml.safe_load(f)
# ENV_TOKENS and AUTH_TOKENS are included for reverse compatability.
# Removing them may break plugins that rely on them.
ENV_TOKENS = __config__
AUTH_TOKENS = __config__
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