Ensure all tests can be run independantly
Many tests rely on the state leftover from other tests. This causes some tests to pass when run with ./run-tests.py but fail when run individually. All tests should be able to run individually in both platform and all plugins.
Which tests need fixing?
Install nosepipe and modify pulp.devel.test_runner.run_tests to include the --with-process-isolation option. Run the tests on platform or your plugins using ./run-tests.py. They will take a long time. Look at the output for the failed tests; those are the ones that are not independent.
- There will likely be many non-initialized database errors from test code attempting to use the database but relying on a previous test to configuring it. This can be solved by having run_tests() connect to the database once and for all and removing calls to initialize() throughout the test code. A consistent base class used by all unit tests is also an option.
#2 Updated by rbarlow almost 6 years ago
On 01/22/2015 03:48 PM, Brian Bouterse wrote:
This can be solved by having run_tests() connect
to the database once and for all and removing calls to initialize()
throughout the test code.
I don't believe this will work, because run_tests() is a separate
process from nosetests (it uses subprocess to call nose.)
#3 Updated by bmbouter almost 6 years ago
I think your comment was supposed to be left on #131. Regarding this refactor, this will work as it is described because the option is passed to nose. I also know it will work because I ran this on platform and it pointed out the tests that were not independent. I verified the ones it pointed out indeed do fail when run as a single test.
#16 Updated by bmbouter almost 2 years ago
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