[Gluster-devel] Gluster test infrastructure and current challenges

Amye Scavarda amye at redhat.com
Tue Feb 9 15:42:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 3:41 PM, Raghavendra Talur <rtalur at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> Gluster test infrastructure needs a bit of attention. We have committed a
> lot of code in the last couple of years, but we have not scaled our
> infrastructure at the same rate. Lately, the signs have become alarming and
> it calls for attention.
> We have scheduled a hangout[1] to educate new Devs about
> 1. Current Gluster test framework - TAP, prove, include.rc.
> 2. Challenges
>      a. Regression takes a lot of time to run
>      b. We have so many non-deterministic tests
>      c. Identifying cause  for test failure takes time
>      d. NetBSD debugging knowledge in the community is scarce.
>      e. DISTAF: Multinode testing is not integrated with regression yet.
>      f. More types of tests to have: upgrade, performance, integration.
>      g. unit tests
> Note that agenda is mainly to showcase the current challenges through a
> medium more informative than email/irc. It is not to discuss possible
> solutions; that should be done over email on the gluster-devel mailing list.
> Hence this hangout is scheduled keeping in view convenience of devs from
> IST or around. We will have the session recorded for everyone to view at
> their own convenience. Also we could do the same session for different time
> zones.

This is for tomorrow, Feb 10th? Or am I misreading this event?
With this short of notice, will we be able to get people to attend?


> [1] https://plus.google.com/events/c25hcj9llrvvp3dcidqk26sjrhs
> Thanks,
> Raghavendra Talur
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Amye Scavarda | amye at redhat.com | Gluster Community Lead
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