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From Donal Evans <>
Subject Re: [vote/discuss]Override stressNewTest for Pull Request #4250?
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2019 21:52:41 GMT
+1 to allowing this PR to be merged, although I'd lean strongly toward
facilitating this by temporarily increasing the timeout on the job to allow
it to actually pass rather than a manual override of the StressNewTest.

The fact that it's passed over 7000 times without failing is pretty strong
evidence that it's not a flaky test, which is what StressNewTest is
supposed to catch, so there doesn't seem to be any risk associated with
circumventing it in this case, but if there's a feasible solution that
doesn't involve "cheating" or ignoring the test job, then that would be

- Donal

On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 2:04 PM Jason Huynh <> wrote:

> Greetings,
> We have a pull request ( that is
> running into a problem with stressNewTest.  Mostly the tests that are being
> run are RollingUpgrade tests that take quite a bit of time to run the full
> suite.  Because these tests are added/modified, the stressNewTest doesn't
> have enough time to complete the run because it runs them N(50) number of
> times.
> However what has completed is 7400 tests and none of them have failed:
> We would like to get this fix in before branching the next release, but are
> unable to due to stressNewTest gating the merge button.  I know we have
> another thread about overrides etc, and maybe this is a data point, but
> this isn't meant to discuss that.
> Would everyone be able to agree to allow someone to manually override and
> merge this commit in (title of PR and reviews pending)?

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