[openstack-dev] Current biggest OpenStack gate fail culprit - neutron bug #1194026

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Thu Jul 11 15:52:52 UTC 2013

On 07/11/2013 11:46 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-07-11 at 09:28 -0600, John Griffith wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 9:16 AM, Dan Smith <dms at danplanet.com> wrote:
>>>> In the corner to my left, our current largest gate reset culprit
>>>> appears to be neutron bug #1194026 - weighing in with 62 rechecks
>>>> since June 24th (http://status.openstack.org/rechecks/)
>>> So, with some of the highest rates of patch traffic we've seen over the
>>> last couple of weeks before the H2 deadline, I think this is really
>>> becoming a problem. I think merge times are through the roof as a
>>> result.
>>> Since the neutron gate is not a full tempest run, I think we should
>>> consider making a temporary change. I know that turning it into a
>>> non-voting job is not a popular solution, and I hate to even suggest
>>> it. However, it's just a subset of the tests anyway and I think the
>> Well to be blunt, if there's not even anybody assigned to the defect and
>> it's significantly impacting
>> the progress of every other project.  I don't know that it's such a bad
>> idea.  The process worked, it
>> identified an issue, now it's known/understood however it's causing
>> significant turmoil everywhere else.
>> Are we gaining anything by having it continue to fail and do rechecks for
>> the next week?
> I feel a similar way to this as I do about regressions for which we've
> identified a root cause patch, even though it's a completely separate
> thing. In those cases, we should take decisive action to revert quickly.
> This is holding people up, there's level of failure is unacceptable,
> continuing to frustrate people is not going to get it fixed faster. In
> this case, we should take decisive action and make it non-voting
> quickly.

Change to make it non-voting proposed here:


Russell Bryant

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