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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Documentation on tests suites and new API test suite



On 05/10/2011 12:21 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>   I hesitated between creating a new doc section and trying to reuse
> one existing, but it didn't fit well in any of the existing section,
> though that could have been added under "Download" or "Related links"
> but it was feeling a bit weird in both case so I opted for a new top
> level.

Seems okay to me.

>     Add documentation about test suites
>     
>     Create a new top level entry, add a new page listing the 3
>     test suites, and then one page for the TCK and one page for
>     libvirt-test-API
> 

> diff --git a/docs/testapi.html.in b/docs/testapi.html.in
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..a71c09a
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/docs/testapi.html.in
> @@ -0,0 +1,34 @@
> +<?xml version="1.0"?>
> +<html>
> +  <body>
> +    <h1>libvirt-test-API:  Python based test suite </h1>
> +    <p>Libvirt-test-API is a powerful test tool designed to complement
> +       existing libvirt test tools such as libvirt-TCK and the internal
> +       test suite. It aims at functional regression testing, trying to
> +       exercize nearly all the API by the way of the Python bindings.</p>

s/exercize/exercise/

(We probably already have a mix of US vs. UK spellings on the web pages,
but I think the preference has been to settle on US)

> +++ b/docs/testsuites.html.in
> @@ -0,0 +1,37 @@
> +<?xml version="1.0"?>
> +<html>
> +  <body>
> +    <h1>Test suites</h1>
> +    <p>There is a few test suites available to developpers for testing

s/developpers/developers/

> +    a given version of libvirt:</p>
> +    <ul>
> +      <li>the internal test suite: present in the source code, it is run
> +          by developpers before submitting patches upstream, it is also

s/developpers/developers/

> +++ b/docs/testtck.html.in
> @@ -0,0 +1,39 @@
> +<?xml version="1.0"?>
> +<html>
> +  <body>
> +    <h1>libvirt TCK  : Technology Compatibility Kit</h1>
> +    <p>The libvirt TCK provides a framework for performing testing
> +    of the integration between libvirt drivers, the underlying virt
> +    hypervisor technology, related operating system services and system
> +    configuration. The idea (and name) is motivated by the Java TCK.</p>
> +    <p>In particular the libvirt TCK is intended to address the following
> +    scenarios:</p>
> +    <ul>
> +      <li>Validate that a new libvirt driver is in compliance
> +          with the (possibly undocumented!) driver API semantics</li>
> +      <li>Validate that an update to an existing driver does not
> +         change the API semantics in a non-compliant manner</li>
> +      <li>Validate that a new hypervisor release is still providing
> +         compatability with the corresponding libvirt driver usage</li>

s/compatability/compatibility/

> +      <li>Validate that an OS distro deployment consisting of a
> +         hypervisor and libvirt release is configured correctly</li>
> +    </ul>
> +    <p>Thus the libvirt TCK will allow developers, administrators and users
> +    to determine the level of compatability of their platform, and

s/compatability/compatibility/

ACK with those spelling nits fixed.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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