[TIP] Nosejobs!

arufuredosan at gmail.com arufuredosan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 10:49:54 PDT 2009

On Apr 9, 2009 11:21am, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> Before I go and reinvent the wheel, I wanted to ping everyone and see

> if anyone using nose had done any work to be able to remotely submit

> jobs to a machine w/ nose installed.

> Basically, rather than sshing/logging into a remote machine, I want to

> be able to submit a "job" to the client, which will be run via nose on

> the client. The job would consist of a nose.cfg, a tarball of test

> code and an additional configuration describing the system under test.

> A client would submit the job and receive a job ID (uuid) for that

> job, the client could then poll the client until results become

> available, check the status of the job, and so on.

> The actual daemon would be simple: given a job, unpack the tarball,

> run the tests with the provided configuration, package results from

> nose, and set a token indicating that results for were

> available.

> The only requirements would be that python, nose and any nose plugins

> you want would need to be pre-installed on the client. The daemon

> would need to be running. Everything else could be bootstrapped within

> the job.

> This is a really rough idea derived from previous work I've done. The

> second part is to be able to include a "product build" within the job,

> and add a plugin which allows for the product to be

> installed/configured and then have the tests executed.

> -jesse

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I haven't seen anything like this but would love to offer some help in  
building this. Sounds like a fun project.

Are you going to make it open source?
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