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Re: Problem running functional tests from China

From: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
Subject: Re: Problem running functional tests from China
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:48:25 +0100
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On 2/24/21 1:08 PM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 01:01:40PM +0100, Michal Suchánek wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:37:53PM +0100, Philippe Mathieu-Daudé wrote:
>>> On 2/24/21 12:06 PM, Michal Suchánek wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:29:15AM +0100, Philippe Mathieu-Daudé wrote:
>>>>> Just to inform the files hosted on github don't work when
>>>>> testing from China:
>>>>> raw.githubusercontent.com resolves to
>>> Actually not even localhost but :)
>>>> And from where does this come from?
>>>> Your local system, your ISP, ... ?
>>> Probably the ISP:
>> ...
>>> I raised that problem not to find a way to bypass an ISP
>>> firewall, but to see if there is a way to use another
>>> storage for test artifacts so all the community can run
>>> the tests.
>> I don't think protecting from random network malfunction is something
>> the qemu project can do.
>> That said, downloading the test data during test run does indeed look
>> fragile.
>> We have the concept of git submodules which is used in qemu extensively
>> so the test data could possibly be included directly in the git tree.
>> The obvious downside is that the current and past test binaries will take
>> up disk space for all users that check out the repository, even those
>> that don't run the tests.
> We explicitly do not want to be distributing / including the
> images ourselves, as that makes the QEMU project responsible for
> license compliance and thus provision of full & corresponding source.

I am not asking that QEMU redistribute these files, I'm asking to the
community if someone know an alternative to store files so we can run
QEMU tests in Chinese cloud farms.

Back to your comment, should we remove these tests?



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