75.1 Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (minor release)¶
The Avocado team is proud to present another release: Avocado 75.1, AKA “Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet”, is now available!
Release documentation: Avocado 75.1
Changes from 75.0 to 75.1¶
- The file used as the project description,
README.rstwas slightly changed to only contain reStructuredText content, and be accepted into the PyPI repository.
- The missing 75.0 release notes document was added.
- A missing slash from the readthedocs.org badge URL was added.
75.0 Release Changes¶
The following are the original changes part of the 75.0 release.
- The very first blueprint was approved (and committed) to Avocado. It’s about a “Configuration by convention” proposal, which will positively impact users deploying and using Avocado, and will end up making the Job API have a much better usability.
- Warnings for the deprecation of some options, as determined by the
design decisions on the “Configuration by convention” blueprint have
been added to the command line tool. Users should pay attention to
not rely on the content on
STDERR, as it may contain those warnings.
jsonresultplugin, that generated a JSON representation of the job results, added
interruptfields containing counters for the tests that ended with WARN and INTERRUPTED status, respectively.
- The still experimental “N(ext) Runner” has introduced an initial
integration with the Avocado Job. Users running
avocado pluginswill see a new entry under “Plugins that run test suites on a job (runners)”. The only way to activate this runner right now is to run a custom job such as the one in
- The YAML Loader did not behave correctly when a
Nonereference was given to it. It would previously try to open a file named
- A previously deprecated function called
thin_lv_createdwas removed from the
avocado.utils.configure_network.is_interface_link_up()is a new utility function that returns, quite obviously, whether an interface link is up.
- Inspektor was replaced with a PyLint for the lint checks due to parallel execution errors that were plaguing CI, mostly on non-x86 architectures.
avocado.utils.assetreceived a number of refactors, in preparation for some major changes expected for the next releases.
avocado.utils.cloudinitselftest now queries the allocated port from the created socket itself, which removes a race condition that existed previously and caused intermittent test failures.
- A test for the sysinfo content on the HTML report was added, removing the need for the manual test on the release test plan.
- The deployment selftests have been reorganized, and now are based on Ansible roles (and other best practices).
- The handling of a “Job results directory” resolution, based either
on its ID (partial or complete) or path has been improved, and has
internally been moved from the
For more information, please check out the complete Avocado changelog.