Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 472520
rlPhaseEnd ends up in indefinite loop when network is down
Last modified: 2015-04-08 11:40:03 EDT
Description of problem:
rlPhaseEnd calls report_result which requires working network
It ends up in indefinite loop, outputting "Unable to connect to server, sleeping 5 seconds...", when net is down.
With report_results, users kinda expect it would require network, but rlPhaseEnd does more than result reporting (i.e. test structuralization, assert summarization) and sometimes it makes sense to call it even when net is down.
1) leave it as it is, just document it well in manual
2) make result reporting optional by some parameter to either rlPhaseEnd or rlPhaseStart (defaulting to current behaviour.)
a) continue when results can't be reported
b) let the reporting be deferred - continue, but retry the reporting in next rlPhaseEnd
3) <your idea>
ahem, s/indefinite/infinite/gc ;)
I like 2b. Now when we have rlJournalEnd we have an endpoint where we know everything should be reported. It shouldn't even be that hard to implement, something like new 'reported=TRUE' attribute in the journal should suffice. Plus network check of course.
Will do it.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.
(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)
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Closing, I (as this bug's reporter) no longer care and nobody else (but beakerlib maintainers) is CCed here. Reopen if this is still an issue.