Suite of Tests

kee nethery kee at
Sat Oct 21 17:19:20 EDT 2006

On Oct 21, 2006, at 11:54 AM, Dar Scott wrote:

> On Oct 20, 2006, at 8:29 PM, Ian Wood wrote:
>> 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.
> But isn't writing to a file a form of communication?  I would think  
> that 'return' or 'send' are simpler, however there is always a  
> chance those are broken, but unlikely at the same time.  Saving to  
> a file does sound like it could fit into a collection of  
> communication methods.

The advantage of a file is that you can have the master stack look in  
all the files sometime after it launches all the tests (and after  
they really should be finished) to see which tests suites failed and  
report on those. If a test suite fails, it won't hang all the other  

Kee Nethery

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