[Mono-dev] Tracking test runs...

Thomas Wiest twiest at novell.com
Thu Nov 15 13:19:17 EST 2007

Paolo Molaro wrote:
> On 11/13/07 David Miller wrote:
>>> https://bugzilla.novell.com/tr_list_runs.cgi?plan_id=702
>> Do I really have to create a novell login just to
>> look at the test runs?

Actually, it looks like right now only Novell employees have access to
Testopia. There's a bug filed to open Testopia up to external people.

I talked with the guy who's overseeing this, and he said that they hope
to have all of their security audits and whatnot done in the next few

>> I've been trying to avoid having to create an account,
>> and I can understand requiring it for submitting new
>> bugs, but for looking at existing public bugs and
>> testrun results, that simply doesn't make any sense
>> and seem to me to deter new contributors.

Actually, all of the non-security related Mono bugs can be seen without
having to login. Mono bugs are completely open to the public by default.
When filing a new bug, you actually have to manually change the bug to

> I agree that the results should be readily available, this
> test setup has just been started, so allow for some teething
> problems:)

Exactly! :)

> Once the current release work is completed I'd also like the
> testopia features to be available to contributors, so that
> testing for architectures and systems we don't have access to (or we
> don't have testing bandwith for) can be done by contributors
> and collected in the same place as the test runs we do in house.

The Mono QA team would like this very much. We understand just how much
the OSS community helps us out, and we'd love for Testopia to be a
coordination point for this work.


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