[ovirt-devel] local vdsm build fails
nsoffer at redhat.com
Sun Jun 8 10:57:24 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Caro" <dcaroest at redhat.com>
> To: "Nir Soffer" <nsoffer at redhat.com>
> Cc: "Piotr Kliczewski" <piotr.kliczewski at gmail.com>, fsimonce at redhat.com, dcaro at redhat.com, devel at ovirt.org, "Dan
> Kenigsberg" <danken at redhat.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 6, 2014 5:16:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] local vdsm build fails
> On Fri 06 Jun 2014 03:53:41 PM CEST, Nir Soffer wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Dan Kenigsberg" <danken at redhat.com>
> >> To: "Piotr Kliczewski" <piotr.kliczewski at gmail.com>, fsimonce at redhat.com,
> >> nsoffer at redhat.com, dcaro at redhat.com
> >> Cc: devel at ovirt.org
> >> Sent: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:15:18 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] local vdsm build fails
> >> On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 09:19:11AM +0200, Piotr Kliczewski wrote:
> >>> All,
> >>> I pulled the latest vdsm from master and noticed that build is failing.
> >>> Here is the patch that causes the failuer:
> >>> http://gerrit.ovirt.org/#/c/28226
> >>> and looking at jenkins comments I can see that jenkins was failing
> >>> with the same reason:
> >>> http://jenkins.ovirt.org/job/vdsm_master_storage_functional_tests_localfs_gerrit/1064/console
> > Nir has already fix that as well. The storage tests were just fine, but
> > a post build script was running cp incorrectly.
> > David pointed that we need a way to distinguish between test errors and
> > failures.
> > He suggested looking up strings in the test output - we should not go
> > there, unless
> > we want to "fix" this many more times in the future.
> > I suggest to use the these rules:
> > - SUCCESS - make check returns 0
> > - FAILURE - make check returns 1
> > - ERROR - anything else returned by make check or any other script.
> > I think that make check does work like this, but it should be easy to
> > change.
> > What do you think?
> >> Thanks for your report. Nir has already fixed this in
> >> http://gerrit.ovirt.org/28426.
> >> It was introduced in http://gerrit.ovirt.org/#/c/28226/ but missed also
> >> because we have turned PYFLAKES off in unit test jobs. We must turn it on
> >> in
> >> at least one of the tests (or initiate a new jenkins job for `make
> >> check-local`).
> >> As a quick fix, David has re-enabled PYFLAKES in
> >> http://jenkins.ovirt.org/view/By%20Project/view/vdsm/job/vdsm_master_unit_tests/configure
> >> Regards,
> >> Dan.
> Perfect for me, but you should know that it will fail also when strange
> things occur, for example, out of memory, of disk space, slave
> disconnected, network error, etc.
> If you are willing to treat those (the most common infra failures) as
> devel failures, then no problem on my side,
I'm not - this is why we should separate test failures from test errors.
> but I don't want you to
> start ignoring test errors because it's most probably an infra error
> (don't get me wrong, it's totally normal to start ignoring an alarm
> that is not a real problem, as infra members we will try to minimize
> the infra issues, but it's not yet as stable as we'd like it to be).
This is too late now, people are already ignoring jenkins reports because
of the many false negatives :-)
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