[openstack-dev] [all] removing XML testing completely from Tempest
davanum at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 17:56:37 UTC 2014
+1 to cleanup.
On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
> On 11/24/2014 12:36 PM, Lance Bragstad wrote:
>> We are in the process of removing XML support from Keystone  and have
>> configuration options to Tempest for testing XML in older releases .
>> However, the
>> identity client is still tightly coupled to XML test cases. We can either
>> fix the 309 test cases
>> that use the XML identity client or let those cases be removed from
>> Tempest. I'd like to let this
>> air out a bit before I start fixing the identity client XML issues, in case
>> XML testing is completely
>> removed from Tempest.
> I fully support and am excited about removing the xml api support.
>>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/125738/
>>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/127641/
>> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 11/24/2014 08:56 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
>>>> Having XML payloads was never a universal part of OpenStack services.
>>>> During the Icehouse release the TC declared that being an OpenStack
>>>> service requires having a JSON REST API. Projects could do what they
>>>> wanted beyond that. Lots of them deprecated and have been removing the
>>>> XML cruft since then.
>>>> Tempest is a tool to test the OpenStack API. OpenStack hasn't had an XML
>>>> API for a long time.
>>>> Given that current branchless Tempest only supports as far back as
>>>> Icehouse anyway, after these changes were made, I'd like to propose that
>>>> all the XML code in Tempest should be removed. If a project wants to
>>>> support something else beyond a JSON API that's on that project to test
>>>> and document on their own.
>>>> We've definitively blocked adding new XML tests in Tempest anyway, but
>>>> getting rid of the XML debt in the project will simplify it quite a bit,
>>>> make it easier for contributors to join in, and seems consistent with
>>>> the direction of OpenStack as a whole.
>>> But Sean, without XML support, we will lose all of our enterprise
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