Adding the step output versions to the execution plan allows them to be accessible at runtime through a SystemStepExecutionContext, which enables them to be used in an asset store's implementation.
This might work for the in-process executor, but I suspect that, for other executors, this will encounter difficulties, because the execution plans inside the steps will be constructed via a path that doesn't involve resolve_memoized_execution_plan.
More generally - ExecutionPlans are produced and consumed from a variety of locations in the codebase. If the presence of the step output versions depends on where the execution plan was created, it requires readers to trace back to where it was created in order to understand how it can be used.
I wonder if it instead makes sense to resolve step versions inside the execution plan as part of its construction.
This makes a lot of sense. What I opted for was providing all the parameters necessary to construct the execution plan, and then constructing it on-the-fly on the instance. I would like to make it a cached property on the execution plan, although I'm not sure what patterns we use for that.
@alangenfeld - do you have thoughts about adding environment config and mode definition to the ExecutionPlan?
If that's something we want to avoid, another option could be for resolve_step_output_versions to still accept these arguments?
This isn't an arg, is it?
Prefer check.invariant to assert
plan.py is a fairly huge file - even with resolve_step_output_versions as a method on ExecutionPlan, I think it's still helpful organizationally to keep all the details of its implementation in a separate file.
the mode_def it self is already held by the pipeline, might make sense to stash away mode_name / mode_key on EnvironmentConfig (its already passed in to the static build method) and have that be the only thing passed and held here
Addressed comments. Moved version resolution logic off of the execution plan. passed mode as a param of environment config instead of mode_definition to execution plan. Got rid of outdated documentation. Assert -> check invariant.