Revisiting the ZFS test suite
asomers at freebsd.org
Wed Nov 20 16:18:42 UTC 2019
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,
> > 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.
> just curious, did you have any plans to merge new tests and changes to
> tests from illumos or ZoL?
> I've imported quite a few code changes, many times there were test changes
> 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.
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