[Twisted-Python] Running tests in parallel with trial
free at 64studio.com
Tue Aug 10 11:26:40 EDT 2010
|--==> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:07:56 +0100, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> said:
JL> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Free Ekanayaka <free at 64studio.com> wrote:
>>is there a way to tell trial run groups of tests in parallel in
>>different processes? Something like the "-jN" option in zope-testrunner.
>>Or alternatively, what's the recommended way to make better use of
>>multi-core CPUs when running a test suite with trial?
JL> In short, no. There's a longstanding ticket about doing this:
Thanks for the pointer, it looks very promising.
JL> It would be pretty easy to kludge something together that worked for
JL> parallelizing across cores if you're willing to sacrifice the debugger
JL> support and a bunch of the other advanced things that disttrial aim to
JL> * Add a way for trial to run tests based off a list of FQPNs in a
JL> file, say, --from-list
JL> * Write something that does:
JL> * trial --reporter=subunit --dry-run | subunit-ls > all-tests
JL> * split all-tests into N sublists however you fancy
JL> * trial --reporter=subunit --from-list=sublistN
JL> * Then something that aggregates those subunit streams into a real report.
That would be indeed easy, and probably acceptable while waiting for
disttrial to get its way into Twisted trunk.
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