On Wed, 04/04 09:19, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 04, 2018 at 10:51:58AM +0800, Fam Zheng wrote:
> > Docker testing on patchew has long suffered from 'make check' hangings. The
> > cleanness of VM testing is the cure. Now let's add a CentOS 7 image to run
> > the
> > tests. It's purely ad-hoc, but hopefully still easy to understand and use
> > for
> > everyone.
> If our automated tests are hanging, then developers could hit those hangs
> to, and depending on where the problem is, end users could hit the hangs
> in production deployment.
> IOW, hangs in the testing aren't something we should just hide away by
> changing the way we run tests - we need to identify & fix the hangs.
This will not hide anything. It just helps how we clean up everything
(especially the hanging test process in patchew) when timeout, and doesn't
affect how we identify and report timeouts.