[Gluster-devel] Translator test harness
jowalker at redhat.com
Mon Nov 18 15:08:47 UTC 2013
I think Justin will also be interested, but he won't be back until Dec 1.
Ira Cooper <ira at redhat.com> wrote:
Put me on that list of people.
----- Original Message -----
> Last week, Luis and I had a discussion about unit testing translator
> code. Unfortunately, the structure of a translator - a plugin with many
> entry points which interact in complex and instance-specific ways - is
> one that is notoriously challenging. Really, the only way to do it is
> to have some sort of a task-specific harness, with at least the
> following parts:
> * Code above to inject requests.
> * Code below to provide mocked replies to the translator's own requests.
> * Code "on the side" to track things like resources or locks acquired
> and released.
> This would be an ambitious undertaking, but not so ambitious that it's
> beyond reason. The benefits should be obvious. At this point, what I'm
> most interested in is volunteers to help define the requirements and
> scope so that we can propose this as a feature or task for some future
> GlusterFS release. Who's up for it?
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