[openstack-dev] [neutron] [third-party] Neutron 3rd Party CI status dashboard

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Mon Jun 30 19:31:48 UTC 2014

On 06/30/2014 03:27 PM, Luke Gorrie wrote:
> On 30 June 2014 21:08, Anita Kuno <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote:
>> I am disappointed to realize that Ilya (or stackalytics, I don't know
>> where this is coming from) is unwilling to cease making up definitions
>> of success for third party ci systems to allow the openstack community
>> to arrive at its own definition.
> There is indeed a risk that the new dashboards won't give a meaningful view
> of whether a 3rd party CI is voting correctly or not.
> However, there is an elephant in the room and a much more important problem:
> To measure how accurately a CI is voting says much more about a driver
> author's "Gerrit-fu" ability to operate a CI system than it does about
> whether the code they have contributed to OpenStack actually works, and the
> latter is what is actually important.
> To my mind the whole 3rd party testing discussion should refocus on helping
> developers maintain good working code and less on waving "you will be
> kicked out of OpenStack if you don't keep your swarm of nebulous daemons
> running 24/7".
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Well I am glad you have reached that conclusion, Luke.

Given that I gave you months of my time with that exact approach and you
squandered it away, claiming I wasn't doing enough to help you, I am
glad you have finally reached a productive place.

I hope your direction produces results.

Thanks Luke,

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