[openstack-dev] [Fuel] Test runner for python tests and parallel execution

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Fri Nov 7 16:28:45 UTC 2014

What changes do you want to see in the ui?
On 7 Nov 2014 17:17, "Chris Dent" <chdent at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 7 Nov 2014, Dmitriy Shulyak wrote:
>  As for testrepository - if you have positive experience using this tool,
>> share them, from my point of view it has very bad UX.
> +1, but with the caveat that testr and its compatriots (e.g.
> subunit) appear to have been optimized for automation of huge test
> suites and CI contexts. That's a reasonable thing to be but I think
> focusing on that side of things has been to detriment of the
> human/developer benefits that happen as a result of writing and
> running tests.
> This is something I'd love for us (people who make OpenStack), as a
> shared culture, to address.
>  Please consider trying py.test [2], i bet you will notice difference in
>> reporting, and maybe will use it yourself for day-to-day test executions.
>> Additionally there is very good
>> system for parametrizing tests and writing extensions.
> I'm with you on this. I love py.test. The user experience for a
> human, doing active development, is rather nice indeed.
> The difficulty, of course, is that there's been a very large
> investment in tools that rely on a particular form of test
> discovery that as far as I can tell py.test doesn't want to play
> with. If we can overcome that problem...disco.
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