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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 05/18] Acceptance tests: introduce arch paramete
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 05/18] Acceptance tests: introduce arch parameter and attribute
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:49:35 -0500
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On 1/18/19 9:28 AM, Caio Carrara wrote:
> Hi, Cleber.
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 01:56:15PM -0500, Cleber Rosa wrote:
>> It's useful to define the architecture that should be used in
>> situations such as:
>> * the intended target of the QEMU binary to be used on tests
>> * the architecture of code to be run within the QEMU binary, such
>> as a kernel image or a full blown guest OS image
>> This commit introduces both a test parameter and a test instance
>> attribute, that will contain such a value.
>> Now, when the "arch" test parameter is given, it will influence the
>> selection of the default QEMU binary, if one is not given explicitly
>> by means of the "qemu_img" parameter.
>> Signed-off-by: Cleber Rosa <address@hidden>
>> docs/devel/testing.rst | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
>> tests/acceptance/avocado_qemu/__init__.py | 13 ++++++++++---
>> 2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/docs/devel/testing.rst b/docs/devel/testing.rst
>> index 44c9b3ae74..60a16c5834 100644
>> --- a/docs/devel/testing.rst
>> +++ b/docs/devel/testing.rst
>> @@ -689,6 +689,17 @@ vm
>> A QEMUMachine instance, initially configured according to the given
>> ``qemu_bin`` parameter.
>> +The architecture that will be used on a number of different
>> +scenarios. For instance, when a QEMU binary is not explicitly given,
>> +the one selected will depend on this attribute.
>> +The ``arch`` attribute will be set to the test parameter of the same
>> +name, and if one is not given explicitly, it will default to the
>> +system architecture (as given by ``uname``).
> Would you think it's important to make explicit that it's the *host*
> system architecture? Just like you did in the docstrings of
Yes, you're right. Adding that.