72.0 Once upon a time in Holywood¶
The Avocado team is proud to present another release: Avocado 70.0, AKA “Once upon a time in Holywood”, is now available!
Release documentation: Avocado 72.0
- The new
vmimagecommand allows a user to list the virtual machine images downloaded by means of
avocado.utils.vmimageor download new images via the
avocado vmimage getcommand.
- The tags feature (see Categorizing tests) now supports an
extended character set, adding
-to the allowed characters. A tag such as
:avocado: tags=machine:s390-ccw-virtiois now valid.
- The still experimental “N(ext) Runner”, introduced on version 71.0,
can now run most Avocado Instrumented tests, and possibly any test
who implements a matching
avocado-runner-$(TEST_TYPE)script that conforms to the expected interface.
- A bug introduced in version 71.0 rendered
avocado.utils.archiveincapable of handling LZMA (also known as
xz) archives was fixed.
- A Python 3 (bytes versus text) related issue with
avocado.utils.cpu.get_cpu_vendor_name()has been fixed.
avocado.utils.sshnow allows password based authentication, in addition to public key based authentication.
avocado.utils.path.usable_ro_dir()will no longer create a directory, but will just check for its existence and the right level of access.
avocado.utils.archive.uncompress()and now supports LZMA compressed files transparently.
avocado.utils.vmimagenow has providers for the CirrOS cloud images.
- Package build fixes for Fedora 31 and Fedora 32.
- Increased test coverage of mux-suite and the yaml-loader features.
- A number of pylint checks were added, including w0201, w1505, w1509, w0402 and w1113.
For more information, please check out the complete Avocado changelog.