[openstack-dev] [kolla] unblocking the gate
cboylan at sapwetik.org
Tue Mar 1 02:16:47 UTC 2016
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016, at 01:38 PM, Sam Yaple wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 6:42 PM, Clark Boylan <cboylan at sapwetik.org>
> > On Mon, Feb 29, 2016, at 09:09 AM, Steven Dake (stdake) wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2/29/16, 12:26 AM, "Andreas Jaeger" <aj at suse.com> wrote:
> > > >This is not needed, the CI system always rebases if you run tests. To
> > > >get current tests, a simple "recheck" is enough.
> > > >
> > > >Also, we test in the gate before merging - again after rebasing to head.
> > > >That should take care of not merging anything broken. Running recheck
> > > >after a larger change will ensure that you have recent results.
> > >
> > > Andreas,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the recheck information. I thought the gate ran against what
> > > it was submitted with as head. We don't have any gate jobs at present
> > > (or
> > > many) they are mostly check jobs, so its pre-merge checking that we need
> > > folks to do.
> > >
> > To clarify the check pipeline changes are merged into their target
> > branches before testing and the gate pipeline changes are merged into
> > the forward looking state of the world that Zuul generates as part of
> > gate testing. This means you do not need to rebase and create new
> > patchsets to get updated test results, just recheck.
> Unfortunately we do not have voting gates in Kolla that do building and
> deploying. This will change soon, but that would be where the confusion
> the thread is coming from I believe. Our only indication is a "Green"
> job at this time. This is why Steven is asking for a rebase to make the
> check gates green before we merge new patches.
I understand the situation with check vs gate tests, but my previous
statement (below) still holds. All you need to do is recheck. You only
need a rebase if you have run into a merge conflict.
> You should only need to rebase and create a new patchset if a merge
> > conflict exists.
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