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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 0/4] raisin: introduce tests

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Stefano Stabellini
<stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 May 2015, Ian Campbell wrote:
>> On Fri, 2015-05-01 at 16:48 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > this patch series introduces a framework to execute simple unit and
>> > functional tests in raisin. It can be used by developers to validate
>> > their changes before submitting a patch series to xen-devel. It can also
>> > be used by OSSTest to test for regressions on one particular
>> > functionality. This patch series only introduces two tests: a PV guest
>> > creation test and an HVM guest creation test. They are both based on
>> > busybox. More tests will follow.
>> What is the intended scope of these tests? e.g. when should a test be
>> added here rather than to osstest?
> Small functional tests that can be easily run on a single host, without
> requiring a specific host or guest operating system. Tests that every
> developer should run on their test machine before submitting a patch
> series.

So a sort of BVT (build verification test), such that that we could be
reasonably annoyed at if an experienced developer submitted a patch
that broke said functionality?


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