We are putting a pin in this for now. Amazon had an idea they wanted to run
with and report back. Once they have more info then we'll try to setup
another meeting.

On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Josh Hursey <jjhur...@open-mpi.org> wrote:

> In the Open MPI face-to-face meeting we had a long discussion about how to
> better harness MTT such that new failures are identified and the community
> alerted to their existence. The current manual way is not working. Our
> ultimate goal here is to know if we are making forward progress, and if
> something new fails the community knows about it immediately and
> automatically.
> We had a bunch of discussion and decided to think it over some more then
> come back to a teleconf in the next week or two to make a plan. The MTT
> group is scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 20 at 4 pm EST. We already
> know that doesn't work for everyone interested so I setup a doodle poll to
> pick a time for this specific discussion.
>   https://doodle.com/poll/8zdetnnv4iaaawg4
> *Please fill out the doodle poll by Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5 pm EST.
> I'll pick a time then.*
> Three topics were identified to make progress.
>  1. Move MTT (Perl) Client to new server submission interface
>  2. Adding an "expected fail" list to MTT Client.
>  3. Drive the number of MTT reported failures to 0
> (1) This will start the movement to the new RESTful MTT server. Eventually
> we want to disable the old PHP submission mechanism. This is a first step.
> Josh needs to re-test this interface to confirm it is still working as
> expected with the existing 'v3' database.
> (2) For each branch/test-suite/runtime-configuration identify a test run
> as "known to fail". These will be flagged in the MTT Database and MTT
> Viewer/Reporter as separate from other failures ("failed, but we expected
> to pass"). Is this part of the INI file or a separate 'thing'?
> (3) The idea is that the "failed, but we expected to pass" number should
> be 0 for all sites. The individual site is responsible for maintaining
> their "known to fail" list. If the "failed, but we expected to pass" number
> is >0 then this is a 'new failure' and an email to the community is
> generated.
> --
> Josh Hursey
> IBM Spectrum MPI Developer

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