[Buildbot-devel] Do we need extra test for simple or other plugin for mq

Damon Wang damon.devops at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 15:21:18 UTC 2014

Yes, I think so, test code shoudn't rely on any specific lib.

so, I need to add some in test_mq.py to let it test the plugin kombuMQ,
just like
we add addition item in connector, right?


2014-08-06 23:17 GMT+08:00 Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us>:

> The test_mq.py script contains common tests that all plugins should
> pass.  It has a class for the simple plugin (TestSimpleMQ), and should
> have an additional class added for any additional plugins.
> There should be a test_mq_XXX.py for each XXX plugin to unit test any
> plugin-specific methods.  The simple plugin doesn't have any
> plugin-specific methods, so it has nothing to test.
> Ideally, test_mq_XXX.py should be able to run even if the required
> libraries and servers (so, libamqp and rabbitmq in yoru case) are not
> available, while test_mq.py can skip tests when those libraries and
> servers are not available.  As a concrete example, test_mq_amqp.py
> would be a great place to test your formatKey method, which can be
> tested even if libamqp is not installed.
> Dustin
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