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From Chip Childers <>
Subject Re: [MERGE] Merge vim51_win8 to master (Vmware SDK upgrade)
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:04:08 GMT
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 05:19:00PM -0800, Min Chen wrote:
> Honestly speaking, the reason that I didn't run existing marvin test suite
> against my local setup is that I myself is not familiar with Marvin test
> framework and don't know how to cook up a marvin test setup for Vmware.
> But IMHO, run marvin test against my local setup does not add extra values
> to those manual tests I have done. To really enable automated integration
> testing for this feature, we need to have CI environment for Vmware in
> place.

So I'm +1 on the merge, but wanted to raise the concern that testing
manually (not considering the test environment) is generally brittle and
easily forgotten.  IMO, we should all learn how to create scenarios for

Thanks for humoring me Min.

> Thanks
> -min
> On 2/27/13 12:55 PM, "Chip Childers" <> wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 09:14:44AM -0800, Min Chen wrote:
> >> We don't have devcloud or devcloud-kvm for vmware. To use marvin tests,
> >>we
> >> need to set up dedicated vCenter setup, not sure if we have that.
> >
> >Devcloud implies that I was asking about a CI environment.  I'm actually
> >just asking about the test process itself.  Why not drive a Marvin test
> >suite against your setup?
> >

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