[openstack-dev] [glance] Flakey functional test (Was: [Openstack-stable-maint] Stable check of openstack/glance failed)

Ian Cordasco sigmavirus24 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 16:03:56 UTC 2016

-----Original Message-----
From: tomislav.sukser at telekom.de <tomislav.sukser at telekom.de>
Reply: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Date: November 16, 2016 at 09:48:40
To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Subject:  Re: [openstack-dev] [glance] Flakey functional test (Was: [Openstack-stable-maint] Stable check of openstack/glance failed)

> > > Since there's nothing pointing to any problems here, I would just ask is
> > > it possible that log file is not created if there's nothing to log?
> >
> > I don't think that's possible. We start glance's services (when under test)
> > with debug=True and verbose=True which means the config options that are
> > collected and then parsed should be logged to the file, at least.
> It's true, in my case the log file has around 75kB. At least wsgi start is
> captured properly as INFO. However, parsing of configuration options is not
> there.
> > > (and only if that is the case - I would suggest adding some dummy request
> > > Which would result in log entry; if not - please ignore this idea)
> >
> > Thanks for the help though, Tomislav! Did you look for the hash seed that
> > tox was using and try running the tests that way? I've been swamped with
> > other responsibilities this week so I haven't had time to investigate this
> > myself.
> I tried with random seed (without specification), I tried with that specific
> seed and I tried both running all tests (py27) and just a specific one in
> both cases, all that several times. It just doesn't fail. I used Newton
> primarily but also tried on upstream version - just cannot reproduce.
> Although, the only difference which I see is that my machine is a bit slower,
> plus it uses only 2 workers.

Okay, we'll start keeping track of where these tests fail. We might be able to identify a specific provider and region and narrow this down to donated resources. Thanks Tomislav, you've been very helpful.

Ian Cordasco

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