On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:20 PM, Peter Briggs
<peter.bri...@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello
> Apologies as this seems to be quite a frequent question (and I may have
> missed something) however: are the tool tests being executed on the main or
> test toolsheds at the moment?
> The most recent tests results that I can find for any of the tools I've
> uploaded is the 29th January. I've also looked at a couple of tools from
> other users and the situation appears to be the same (at least in those
> cases).
> Thanks for your help!
> Best wishes
> Peter

Hi Peter B.,

You're probably seeing some of my emails on this topic - there
used to be a nightly test run, then dropped to every second night,
but that Galaxy team have been having trouble with the system.

On a positive note, at least some tools are getting tested. This is
one I updated earlier this month on 2015-03-06, but didn't include
all the named test files - so the test failed:

Automated test environment
Time tested: 2015-03-16 15:15:33
One or more test files are missing for tool sample_seqs:

I updated this on the test tool shed on 2015-03-16 but it has
yet to be tested there:


For now I would urge you to include as much local testing as
you can, and explore setting up another testing service like
TravisCI or Jenkins for your tool development. e.g.


Note that John's plameno tool looks set to become extremely
useful for both running the tests, and other sanity checking
with its "lint" command (and I plan to use this for my TravisCI
test setup one day):


Peter C.
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