Taskotron

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Jan 6 17:36:08 UTC 2014


On Mon, 2014-01-06 at 18:06 +0100, VĂ­t Ondruch wrote:
> Dne 6.1.2014 17:53, Matthew Miller napsal(a):
> > On Mon, Jan 06, 2014 at 09:36:09AM -0700, Tim Flink wrote:
> >> One of the primary reasons for replacing AutoQA with taskotron is to
> >> make it easier for folks to contribute checks. AutoQA's implementation
> >> just isn't capable of doing that in a reasonable fashion. We haven't
> >> gotten into the specifics of how package-specific checks would work
> >> yet, but one idea was to keep them in the package's git repo.
> > What about including them in the RPMs themselves, in a new section similar
> > to the existing %check -- or just in a standard file location (so no changes
> > to RPM itself are needed immediately)?
> >
> 
> Not sure how RPM fits here. For example, Ruby on Rails framework consist 
> of 8 basic packages and I'd like to be able to do some basic integration 
> test if any of this packages is rebuilt. This is totally independent of 
> RPM IMO.

We are still very interested in having installed tests for the GNOME
stack run in the Fedora context. See here:
https://wiki.gnome.org/Initiatives/GnomeGoals/InstalledTests
These tests also assume that they are running in a session on an
installed system, not at build time in a build system.



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