[Owncloud] Automating what Frank means when he says "Please give it a really good hard test." Help build the test suite!

Arthur Schiwon blizzz at owncloud.com
Fri Sep 21 17:07:32 UTC 2012

Hi Tom

On Friday, September 21, 2012 11:20:25 AM you wrote:
> My plan in terms of executing the test suite is based on heavy usage of
> automated vm creation using vagrant (http://vagrantup.com/)
> This is necessary to test ownCloud with a great variety of server
> configurations: [sqlite, mysql, pg, (oracle?)] x [apache, nginx, lighttpd,
> (IIS?)] x [....]

looks and sounds yummy!

> ldap - among other authentication backends will 'just' add another dimension
> to this configuration space. 

excellent :)

> > Plus, it is not enough to check if configuring and login works, but also
> > all  the other lovely things which are used for local users. Then
> > however, some features do not work (e.g. current encryption, because
> > password changes are unknown). Do you have a fluffy sweet recipe for
> > this, too?
> >
> From a pure behavior driven testing approach I would expect that all
> scenarios should 
> work in any configuration combination.
> Exceptions - as usual - prove the rule!

So I understand it's not a big deal to run all those test with an LDAP user. 
Cool, looking very much forward!

Let me know if I can help you.


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