I’m about to check in the changes to butler described in RFC-184. The related story is https://jira.lsstcorp.org/browse/DM-6459 (productize Repository Refactor), and this code also implements https://jira.lsstcorp.org/browse/DM-5548 (persistence improvements to butler config system). The implementation deviated a little from what was described in the RFC, especially with regard to the Configuration. The new overall architecture is described in https://ldm-463.lsst.io/v/draft/
The Butler API code is fully backward compatible (or it shoud be, let me know if you run into issues. The butler framework internals have changed a lot. I’ve fixed the issues that I was able to find using Jenkins. The affected packages are:
If you experience issues you should rebase to get the latest Butler changes. If you have code on a branch that uses butler internal code and need help getting it fixed up let me know.