On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.c...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 9:04 PM, John Chilton <jmchil...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.c...@googlemail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> Thanks John,
>>>
>>> I suggest making this test framework perform this check by default
>>> (the twill and API based frameworks) and seeing what - if anything -
>>> breaks as a result on the Test Tool Shed.
>>
>> Hey Peter,
>>
>> I hope it is okay, but I do not want to make this change to the Twill
>> driven variant of tool tests, I consider that code at end of life -
>> new development would be a waste I think.
>>
>> Running all tools against a modified environment that switched all
>> tests to target the APIs would be nice, but it sounds like there is
>> not really the infrastructure in place for doing that right now.
>>
>> Upon further consideration I am not sure there are really any backward
>> compatibility concerns anyway - or at least no more so than anything
>> else when switching over to the API driven tests. I'll let the pull
>> request sit open for a few days and then merge it as is.
>>
>>>
>>> Note that one area of fuzziness is subclasses, e.g. if the tool output
>>> was labelled "fastqsanger", but the <test> just said "fastq", I would
>>> say the test was broken. On the other hand, if the <test> used a
>>> specific datatype like "fastqsanger" but the tool produced a dataset
>>> tagged with a more generic datatype like "fastq" I think that is a
>>> again a real failure.
>>
>> 100% agreed on both points. I believe the implementation proposed in
>> pull request #347 reflects this resolution of the "fuzziness".
>>
>> Thanks and have a great weekend,
>> -John
>>
>
> That sounds like a plan :)
>
> Hmm. I wonder if it would be trivial to tweak our TravisCI setup
> to run the functional tests twice, once with the old twill framework
> and once with the new API based framework? Seems doable
> (but would up the run time quite a bit).

I've just seen your other email, the new environment variable
GALAXY_TEST_DEFAULT_INTERACTOR would make this easy.

http://lists.bx.psu.edu/pipermail/galaxy-dev/2014-March/018673.html
http://dev.list.galaxyproject.org/Tool-Testing-Enhancements-tt4663799.html

Peter
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