[Gluster-Maintainers] [Gluster-devel] Glusto Happenings

Jonathan Holloway jholloway at redhat.com
Wed Sep 19 16:45:41 UTC 2018

Sounds good. I'll talk to Vijay and Akarsha about providing updates on some
of their activities with the test repo too.


On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 7:37 PM Amye Scavarda <amye at redhat.com> wrote:

> Adding Maintainers as that's the group that will be more interested in
> this.
> Our next maintainers meeting is October 1st, want to present on what the
> current status is there?
> - amye
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 12:29 AM Jonathan Holloway <jholloway at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Gluster-devel,
>> It's been awhile, since we updated gluster-devel on things related to
>> Glusto.
>> The big thing in the works for Glusto is Python3 compatibility.
>> A port is in progress, and the target is October to have a branch ready
>> for testing. Look for another update here when that is available.
>> Thanks to Vijay Avuthu for testing a change to the Python2 version of
>> Carteplex (the cartesian product module in Glusto that drives the runs_on
>> decorator used in Gluster tests). Tests inheriting from GlusterBaseClass
>> have been using im_func to make calls against the base class setUp method.
>> This change allows the use of super() as well as im_func.
>> On a related note, the syntax for both im_func and super() changes in
>> Python3. The "Developer Guide for Tests and Libraries" section of the
>> glusterfs/glusto-tests docs currently shows
>> "GlusterBaseClass.setUp.im_func(self)", but will be updated with the
>> preferred call for Python3.
>> And lastly, you might have seen an issue with tests under Python2 where a
>> run kicked off via py.test or /usr/bin/glusto would immediately fail with a
>> message indicating gcc needs to be installed. The problem was specific to a
>> recent update of PyTest and scandir, and the original workaround was to
>> install gcc or a previous version of pytest and scandir. The scandir
>> maintainer fixed the issue upstream with scandir 1.9.0 (available in PyPI).
>> That's all for now.
>> Cheers,
>> Jonathan (loadtheacc)
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> Amye Scavarda | amye at redhat.com | Gluster Community Lead
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