[Gluster-devel] Glusto Status Update

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu Nov 10 20:33:24 UTC 2016

Thank you for the update. It is exciting to see glusto move ahead! I
will add an agenda item around populating tests in glusto to next
week's maintainers' meeting.


On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 6:52 AM, Nigel Babu <nigelb at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello folks,
> Shwetha and I have gotten far enough to get the Glusto tests to pass for Fuse
> mounts, NFS, and Samba. Well the fix for Samba isn't in yet, but we know what
> we need to do. Thanks to help from Kaushal, Shyam, Nithya, Jiffin, and
> Raghavendra Talur.
> Shwetha is also working on documentation for the libraries so we can write
> tests for 3.10. At this point, it we need to figure out how to leverage Glusto.
> Here's what I think we should do:
> * We already produce nightly builds on Centos CI. We're going to be running
>   tests against these nightly builds with Glusto.
> * After the tests pass, let's sign the packages, and copy them to
>   downloads.gluster.org. This means we will have tested nightly builds.
> * In the future, when we want to run test days, we should be running it against
>   packages that have been tested with automation.
> * Pranith, I remember, worked on check lists for this release. Now would be the
>   time for component owners to figure out which of those check list items can
>   be converted to automated tests by 3.10. What can make your life easier if
>   you wrote automated tests for it?
> * From this release's test day, if you can think of something that would be
>   useful to automate, that's also useful.
> If you're excited to start writing tests and are stuck, here are the people to contact:
> * Glusto - Jonathan.
> * Glustolibs-gluster and glustolibs-io - Shwetha, Arty, and Apeksha.
> * Issues with the tests results on Centos CI or test setup - Nigel.
> Things we know are bad and needs to improve:
> * Documentation for libraries. Shwetha and Jonathan are already working on
>   this. As a workaround, I recommend reading the glustolibs-gluster and
>   glustolibs-io code. The code itself is well documented.
> * It doesn't actually pass yet. Yes, we know. Almost all the problems have been
>   identified. We're working on reviewing the code and landing it.
> If you have questions or concerns, please let us know on this thread.
> --
> nigelb
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