Proposal for integration tests infrastructure

Honza Horak hhorak at
Mon Nov 3 16:12:13 UTC 2014

On 10/24/2014 07:18 PM, John Dulaney wrote:
>>> How to deliver tests? a/ just use them directly from git (we need
>>> to keep some metadata for dependencies anyway) b/ package them as
>>> RPMs (we can keep metadata there; e.g. Taskotron will run only
>>> tests that have "Provides: ci-tests(mariadb)" after mariadb is
>>> built; we also might automate packaging tests to RPMs)
> To answer both of these, the plan is to keep taskotron tasks in their own
> git repo; currently this is at (0).
> To run the tasks, taskotron sets up a disposable task client and then git
> clones the task to be run.  This solves the issue of delivery and allows
> a continuous integration-like solution.

I mentioned it in a different mail in this thread (just sent), but just 
TL;DR version of it -- I think we should keep tests away from Taskotron 
itself, even if they will be run by it.


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