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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	ci@dpdk.org, Michael Santana <msantana@redhat.com>,
	Lincoln Lavoie <lylavoie@iol.unh.edu>,
	dpdklab <dpdklab@iol.unh.edu>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-ci] [dpdk-dev] [RFC] Proposal for allowing rerun of tests
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:17:06 +0200
Message-ID: <2009041.gKtNCFKaKa@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210413150425.GA1185@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com>

13/04/2021 17:04, Bruce Richardson:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 04:59:00PM +0200, David Marchand wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 4:47 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > 13/04/2021 15:50, Aaron Conole:
> > >
> > > > One proposal we (Michael and I) have toyed with for our lab is having
> > > > the infrastructure monitor patchwork comments for a restart flag, and
> > > > kick off based on that information.  Patchwork tracks all of the
> > > > comments for each patch / series so we could look at the series that
> > > > are still in a state for 'merging' (new, assigned, etc) and check the
> > > > patch .comments API for new comments.  Getting the data from PW should
> > > > be pretty simple - but I think that knowing whether to kick off the
> > > > test might be more difficult.  We have concerns about which messages we
> > > > should accept (for example, can anyone ask for a series to be rerun, and
> > > > we'll need to track which rerun messages we've accepted).  The
> > > > convention needs to be something we all can work with (ie: /Re-check:
> > > > [checkname] or something as a single line in the email).
> > > >
> > > > This is just a start to identify and explain the concern.  Maybe there
> > > > are other issues we've not considered, or maybe folks think this is a
> > > > terrible idea not worth spending any time developing.  I think there's
> > > > enough use for it that I am raising it here, and we can discuss it.
> > >
> > > First question: WHO should be allowed to ask for a re-run?
> > >         - everybody
> > >         - patchwork delegate
> > 
> > Patchwork delegate requires to maintain a map between pw logins and an
> > actual mail address (if we go with email for the second point).
> > 
> > >         - a list of maintainers
> > 
> > I'd vote on any maintainer from MAINTAINERS, _but_ it must be from the
> > files in the repo, not in the series being tested.
> > So maybe the easier is to have an explicit list... ?
> > 
> > 
> > - author
> > Just listing this option for discussion, but this is dangerous, as any
> > user could then call reruns.
> > 
> 
> I would tend towards including this, on the basis that any author can
> already get a re-run just be resubmitting a new version of their patchset.
> This just simplifies that for all concerned.

I agree, and it would be very convenient for authors hitting
a strange failure: they can double check without bothering maintainers.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-13 15:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-13 13:50 [dpdk-ci] " Aaron Conole
2021-04-13 14:47 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-13 14:59   ` David Marchand
2021-04-13 15:04     ` [dpdk-ci] [dpdk-dev] " Bruce Richardson
2021-04-13 15:17       ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-04-21 15:02         ` Aaron Conole
2021-04-27  8:56           ` David Marchand
2022-01-21 14:00 ` [dpdk-ci] " Kevin Traynor
2022-01-21 17:57   ` [dpdklab] " Lincoln Lavoie
2022-01-25 13:05     ` Kevin Traynor

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