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Subject incubator-airflow git commit: [AIRFLOW-1835] Update docs: Variable file is json
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:24:11 GMT
Repository: incubator-airflow
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master ec0d227ef -> 2a8bb0e1b

[AIRFLOW-1835] Update docs: Variable file is json

Searching through all the documentation I couldn't
find anywhere
that explained what file format it expected for
uploading settings.

Closes #2802 from bovard/variable_files_are_json


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 2a8bb0e1b7a15a70519020e69e7369700df5dc37
Parents: ec0d227
Author: Bovard Doerschuk-Tiberi <>
Authored: Wed Apr 25 14:21:22 2018 -0700
Committer: r39132 <>
Committed: Wed Apr 25 14:21:35 2018 -0700

 docs/concepts.rst | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/docs/concepts.rst b/docs/concepts.rst
index e85238d..89c25fe 100644
--- a/docs/concepts.rst
+++ b/docs/concepts.rst
@@ -410,7 +410,8 @@ Variables
 Variables are a generic way to store and retrieve arbitrary content or
 settings as a simple key value store within Airflow. Variables can be
 listed, created, updated and deleted from the UI (``Admin -> Variables``),
-code or CLI. While your pipeline code definition and most of your constants
+code or CLI. In addition, json settings files can be bulk uploaded through 
+the UI. While your pipeline code definition and most of your constants
 and variables should be defined in code and stored in source control,
 it can be useful to have some variables or configuration items
 accessible and modifiable through the UI.

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