[qa] Retire os-testr
ltoscano at redhat.com
Tue Mar 22 13:09:49 UTC 2022
On Tuesday, 22 March 2022 13:18:03 CET Sean Mooney wrote:
> 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.
Agreed, it would be nice to have at least subunit2html around somewhere.
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