Instalatron: Anaconda testing framework
dcantrell at redhat.com
Wed Jul 20 14:17:07 UTC 2011
On 07/20/2011 08:50 AM, Sergio Rubio wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Hongqing Yang<hoyang at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi, Sergio,
> Hi Hongqing,
>> Thanks for sharing. Now I and Tao Wu are working on the project Fedora installation test automation.
>> The project is based on the Autotest framework and part of the AutoQA project.
>> Now it is using qemu-kvm and the test results are read from the logs. The installations from url,
>> DVD, hard drive and upgrade are almost finished, we try to implement all the tests roughly first, so we can
>> use them at the usual tests, more details will be done later.
>> I think we also will adopt screen-shot in future, since we cannot see the errors of UIs from logs.
> I'm eagerly waiting to have a look at that project. Any ETA or
> something that I can have a look at?
>> I saw you compare the images in the codes, but which are images should the screen-shots compare with
>> when one new product is released?
> If Anaconda UI has not changed a lot, you can just copy the script
Just a heads up, the anaconda UI will be changing a lot:
> from a previous recording (say F15) and replace the relevant steps in
> script.yml (i.e. replacing the png and/or altering the keyboard
> sequence). Usually 90% of the script can be reused and you only need
> to change the steps where the UI has changed.
> I'm writing some docs about this, it's a great use case.
>> Thanks again, I leaned much from you codes, You are the first one I meet also works on the installation
>> test. Glad to know you.
> My pleasure.
David Cantrell <dcantrell at redhat.com>
Supervisor, Installer Engineering Team
Red Hat, Inc. | Westford, MA | EST5EDT
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