unable to run tests requiring "updates=http://jlaska.fedorapeople.org/updates/traceback.img" option

James Laska jlaska at redhat.com
Tue Feb 21 21:29:33 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-02-16 at 04:55 -0500, Kamil Paral wrote:
> > > 2. Ask Anaconda team to provide us with their "official" and
> > > supported solution.
> > > 
> > > After inspecting updates.img, there is a lot of code copied from
> > > (some old version of) anaconda. That doesn't seem to me as a good
> > > solution, because we might get completely unrelated problems in the
> > > process. I imagine anaconda guys could provide us with a much
> > > better
> > > solution. For example they could add "traceback" kernel option that
> > > causes anaconda crash on startup. This is just a few lines of code,
> > > it would be maintained, and doesn't involve any updates.img
> > > downloading etc. What do you think? I'll discuss with anaconda team
> > > if noone has better ideas.
> > 
> > I consulted this idea with Vratislav Podzimek from Anaconda team. He
> > agreed this could be implemented, especially because we're not alone
> > asking for it. He'll try to get this feature into anaconda very soon
> > so that we can test it.
> The new feature is implemented and should be part of the next anaconda release (17.9 probably). We just use 'traceback' boot option. Once a new compose with the new anaconda is ready, I'll re-write the test cases.

Just reading this now.  Nice work, this will be nice to see included in

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