[CentOS-devel] Test scripts - some starter questions.
mm at yuhu.biz
Sun May 1 21:33:04 UTC 2011
On Sunday 01 May 2011 03:06:00 Mister IT Guru wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 08:41 +1000, Steve Barnes wrote:
> > Hi list
> > A few questions regarding the scope of test scripts that have been
> > requested:
> > - is there a git repository or similar source that contains all of the
> > currently available test scripts? It would be helpful to know that,
> > given my copious spare time, I'm not re-inventing any wheels or
> > contributing the 57th LAMP install script.
> > - relating to package installation test scripts, would there be any
> > appreciable benefit to simply throwing everything + kitchen sink at the
> > wall and see what _doesn't_ stick? (i.e., yum install every single
> > available package one after the other and record any failures?) This
> > seems like a more...comprehensive method of uncovering package
> > installation issues than me simply picking "my top 10 favourite/most
> > well known" yum packages.
> > - is the scope for test scripts "anything you can think of that performs
> > some kind of configuration change with a measurable return value" - e.g,
> > tests that cover (for example) networking configuration,
> > partition/filesystem creation, package installation, firewall
> > configuration, user/group account creation/deletion/editing, SSH key
> > generation etc etc etc?
> > - at present, each test script needs to be self-contained. To reduce the
> > amount of code duplication/maintenance is there any intention (or
> > objection) to developing a library of helper functions?
> > Thank you!
> > Steve
> I look forward to some comprehensive discussion with regards to this! I
> do like the kitchen sink idea - But not all packages can co exist, with
> default setups, like MTA's and such - Just my 2pence
Karanbir have one repository with kickstart files:
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