Revisiting the ZFS test suite
mmacy at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 22 23:51:49 UTC 2019
On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 8:18 AM Alan Somers <asomers at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 1:17 AM Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On 04/10/2019 19:23, Alan Somers wrote:
> > > My employment status changed last week, and I find myself once again
> > > working on ZFS. It's hard to have confidence in any changes without a
> > > solid test suite, so my main task right now is to fix the problems in
> > > FreeBSD's ZFS test suite. Our most recent run had 64 failed tests and 99
> > > skipped ones; let's get those down to 0 and something small,
> > respectively.
> > >
> > > https://ci.freebsd.org/job/FreeBSD-head-amd64-test_zfs/3880/testReport/
> > >
> > > Would anybody be interested to review my changes to the test suite? It's
> > > not terrible if I have to commit without review; I can't possibly break
> > > anything but the test suite itself.
> > Alan,
> > just curious, did you have any plans to merge new tests and changes to
> > existing
> > tests from illumos or ZoL?
> > I've imported quite a few code changes, many times there were test changes
> > or
> > new test, but I never took time to merge them.
> > --
> > Andriy Gapon
> We'll need to do it sooner or later, but it's going to take a large
> effort. I can't justify that much effort right now. And it will require
> changing ZoL's test suite, too, not just ours. We'll need to convince them
> to use ATF, for example.
Another issue came up when discussing your mail with Brian - the last
release was 2014 and it's no longer available for Linux.
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