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Re: [Xen-devel] Testing for the Xen Project

On 02/12/2013 15:55, George Dunlap wrote:
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Lars Kurth <lars.kurth@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi all,

you probably have all heard by now that the Xen Project Advisory Board (a
group of vendors who provide funds to the Xen Project that are intended to
be used for the good of the community) recently created the Test Framework
Working Group.http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/AB_WG/Test_Frameworkcontains
more information about the group. The working group had its first meeting a
few weeks ago and one of the actions I had was to kick off a thread on
development lists to figure out what would help the developer community.

I was planning to kick off this thread with some questions and options,
which reflect some discussions I had with individuals in the community,
various meetings (WG and AB meetings), etc. which I condensed into a

This reflects my personal opinion (not a Citrix opinion) and is merely
intended to get a discussion going. Feel free to pick it apart: I won’t be
While I have a few quibbles, what you wrote seems to be a fair
reflection of the situation as a whole.  But I don't really see any
action items, or questions.  So other than quibble with little
details, I don't see a way to engage with this and actually have a
discussion. :-)

What do you need from us right now?
Sorry, I missed this reply. Maybe this was all a bit too abstract

What I am looking for is:
* Are there any specific needs that you have that should be considered in this discussion * Is there anything in the way we do tests now that really sucks and thus should be fixed * Are there any red lines - aka any solutions, approaches, etc. - that in your opinion would prevent yourself and the community from using a common test framework * I am also looking for one (or maybe two) volunteers who can represent the developer communities view within the test framework WG




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