[qa] Retire os-testr
gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Mar 24 21:57:49 UTC 2022
---- On Thu, 24 Mar 2022 07:20:05 -0500 Stephen Finucane <stephenfin at redhat.com> wrote ----
> On Tue, 2022-03-22 at 14:09 +0100, Luigi Toscano wrote:
> > 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.
> Thanks for the information here. I'll look into where these could live before
> abandoning things. If they're widespead, I'll probably leave well enough alone
We discussed it in QA meeting and agreed to remove only deprecated ostestr
command and continue maintaining other parts.
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