[openstack-dev] [Nova] Hypervisor CI requirement and deprecation plan

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Tue Nov 26 14:56:34 UTC 2013

On 11/26/2013 09:38 AM, Bob Ball wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Russell Bryant [mailto:rbryant at redhat.com]
>> Sent: 26 November 2013 13:56
>> To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org
>> Cc: Sean Dague
>> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Hypervisor CI requirement and
>> deprecation plan
>> On 11/26/2013 04:48 AM, Bob Ball wrote:
>>> I hope we can safely say that we should run against all "gating" tests which
>> require Nova?  Currently we run quite a number of tests in the gate that
>> succeed even when Nova is not running as the gate isn't just for Nova but
>> for all projects.
>> Would you like to come up with a more detailed proposal?  What tests
>> would you cut, and how much time does it save?
> I don't have a detailed proposal yet - but it's very possible that we'll want one in the coming weeks. 
> In terms of the time saved, I noticed that a tempest smoke run with Nova absent took 400 seconds on one of my machines (a particularly slow one) - so I imagine that would translate to maybe a 300 second / 5 minute reduction in overall time.  Total smoke took approximately 800 seconds on the same machine.

I don't think the smoke tests are really relevant here.  That's not
related to Nova vs non-Nova tests, right?

> If the approach could be acceptable then yes, I'm happy to come up with a detailed set of tests that I would propose cutting.
> My primary hesitation with the approach is it would need Tempest reviewers to be aware of this extra type of test, and flag up if a test is added to the full tempest suite which should also be in the nova tempest suite.

Right now I don't think it's acceptable.  I was suggesting a more
detailed proposal to help convince me.  :-)

Russell Bryant

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