[openstack-dev] [glance][tempest][defcore] Process to imrpove tests coverge in temepest

Egle Sigler egle.sigler at rackspace.com
Thu Dec 17 02:00:20 UTC 2015

Thank you Flavio for bringing this up! We are using tempest tests for
DefCore testing, and we would like to work with anyone willing to increase
coverages in any of the current covered capabilities. We would also like
to hear from the teams when they are planning on removing, changing, or
renaming tests, as that could affect what DefCore tests.

Upcoming DefCore guidelines and tests:

Thank you,

On 12/8/15, 1:25 PM, "Flavio Percoco" <flavio at redhat.com> wrote:

>I just reviewed a patch in tempest that proposed adding new tests for
>the Glance's task API. While I believe it's awesome that folks in the
>tempest team keep adding missing tests for projects, I think it'd be
>better for the tempest team, the project's team and defcore if we'd
>discuss these tests before they are worked on. This should help people
>avoid wasting time.
>I believe these cases are rare but the benefits of discussing missing
>tests across teams could also help prioritizing the work based on what
>the teams goals are, what the defcore team needs are, etc.
>So, I'd like to start improving this process by inviting folks from
>the tempest team to join project's meeting whenever new tests are
>going to be worked on.
>I'd also like to invite PTLs (or anyone, really) from each team to go
>through what's in tempest and what's missing and help this team
>improve the test suite. Remember that these tests are also used by the
>defcore team and they are not important just for the CI but have an
>impact on other areas as well.
>I'm doing the above for Glance and I can't stress enough how important
>it is for projects to do the same.
>Do teams have a different workflow/process to increase tests coverage
>in tempest?
>Flavio Percoco
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