[all][qa] Gate Status: Legacy jobs testing tempest plugins are failing: [was Re: [tempest] regex failing]

Luigi Toscano ltoscano at redhat.com
Thu Apr 23 08:42:19 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 23 April 2020 03:48:34 CEST Ghanshyam Mann wrote:
>  ---- On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 17:04:25 -0500 Eric Barrera
> <ebarrera1211 at gmail.com> wrote ----
>  > Hi,
>  > 
>  > I started seeing an error yesterday when doing this command:
>  >     tempest
>  >     UPPER_CONSTRAINTS_FILE=https://releases.openstack.org/constraints/up
>  >     per/master tox -eall -- baremetal --concurrency=1 > 
>  > The specified regex doesn't match with anythingError: InvocationError for
>  > command /opt/stack/new/tempest/.tox/tempest/bin/tempest run --regex
>  > baremetal --concurrency=1
>  > 
>  > Any ideas how could I resolve this?
> This is a little tricky and not the issue on plugins side how it looks like
> from error message. I have been fixing this on various place (devstack,
> grenade, devstack-gate, tempest and some of tempest plugins ) since py2
> drop drama started in mid of Ussuri[1].

And thanks for fixing all of those issues, including this one. Just one 

> Tempest & its plugins are installed on virtual env and supposed to test from
> there so that Tempest and plugins master can be used for stable jobs or py2
> jobs. "venv-tempest" is the venv name we use for Tempest venv so that every
> place it can be used to install plugins, configure and run the tests.
> devstack setup the venv and installation/configure the Tempest, its plugins 
> and its all good till now but the problem comes when other place like
> grenade or plugins scripts or devstack-gate for legacy jobs start running
> or configure something in that venv and end up *recreating* it.
> *recreating* the venv is the issue which flushes the installed tempest
> plugins. so that when jobs try to run the plugins tests it fails with test
> regex. This is what happening now in the legacy job. devstack-gate running
> tempest tests end up recreating the venv.
> Why it started recreating the venv even that was fixed earlier[1] is recent
> change in Tempest tox.ini to use the stable branch constraint for a new
> release of Tempest. Once Tempest release the new tag we are supposed to
> make tox.ini use the master constraint again -
> https://review.opendev.org/#/c/721724/.

I've seen that change, but I didn't think that it was the reason for the issue 
because right now the content of 

is the same. I guess I need to recheck the workflow.


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