[qa] Retire os-testr

Sean Mooney smooney at redhat.com
Tue Mar 22 12:18:03 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-03-22 at 07:57 -0400, Matthew Treinish wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 11:40:46AM +0000, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> > Hey,
> > 
> > I think it's time we retired os-testr. It is already effectively unmaintained
> > and we made a concerted effort some cycles ago to migrate all projects to
> > stestr. I think it's time we finally closed that out. For any projects still
> > using os-testr, stestr effectively provides a drop-in replacement.
> > 
> > I'll propose patches to do this shortly. Please let me know if anyone has any
> > concerns about this course of action.
> Well the reason we didn't retire it after everything migrated to stestr was that
> the repo contained other utilities for working with subunit streams. Primarily,
> the subunit2html and generate-subunit utilities. I'm not sure if they're still being
> used anywhere, but at least historically subunit2html was used to generate the
> interactive web view of the test results and was run at the end of every job. The
> generate-subunit tool was used by at least devstack to have build failures show up
> in the test results stream (this was primarily in support of reporting it to
> subunit2sql which I know has recently shut down so it might not be needed anymore).
> I personally don't really have any strong feelings on whether to retire the repo or
> not, but at least the last time we discussed it we kept the repo around for those
> other utilities.
i feel like migrating those utilities to there own repo perhaps zuul-jobs would make more sense
if they are in fact still used by zuul to generate the html report.
> - Matt Treinish

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