Suite of Tests

Ian Wood revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Fri Oct 20 22:29:03 EDT 2006


On 21 Oct 2006, at 03:15, kee nethery wrote:

> On Oct 20, 2006, at 12:46 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>> One thing we trylu need is a Suite of Tests that test a rev  
>> distribution for obvious bugs. This little stack could be executed  
>> and it would test things. Many languages have this kind of suite,  
>> Ruby has it and so does scheme. This would help finding bugs in  
>> new releases.
>
> How about one master stack that looks in a folder, lists all the  
> stacks in that folder, then sends each one a command to execute  
> it's tests, and accepts a callback when the test is done. Then each  
> of us could create test stacks to test a function and send them to  
> runrev and they could run them as unit tests. If we did this for  
> each bug that got submitted it might help them QA new versions.
>
> just a thought.
>
> Kee Nethery

Sounds like a good thought to me.

Rather than callbacks, I'd probably go for things being called from  
the openstack handler with results being written to a text file with  
the same name as the test stack. That way you just launch each stack  
and don't have to worry too much about communication.

Ian




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