[openstack-dev] [qa] [Solum] [tempest] Use of pecan test framework in functional tests

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Tue Dec 10 21:12:59 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 04:10 PM, Georgy Okrokvertskhov wrote:
> Hi,
> In Solum project we are currently creating tests environments for future
> test. We split unit tests and functional tests in order to use tempest
> framework from the beginning. 
> Tempest framework assumes that you run your service and test APi
> endpoints by sending HTTP requests. Solum uses Pecan WSGI framework
> which has its own test framework based on WebTest. This framework allows
> to test application without sending actual HTTP traffic. It mocks low
> level stuff related to transport but keeps all high level WSGI part as
> it is a real life application\service.
> There is a question to QA\Tempest teams, what do you think about using
> pecan test framework in tempest for Pecan based applications?

I don't think that makes sense.  Then we're not using the code like it
would be used normally (via HTTP).

Russell Bryant

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