The Avocado team is proud to present another release: Avocado 85.0, AKA “Bacurau”, is now available!
Release documentation: Avocado 85.0
- It’s now possible to set a timeout (via the
task.timeout.runningconfiguration option) for nrunner tasks. Effectively this works as an execution timeout for tests run with
- Users of the asset feature can now register their own assets with a
avocado assets registercommand. Then, the registered asset can be used transparently with the
avocado.core.test.Test.fetch_asset()by its name. This feature helps with tests that need to use assets that can not be downloaded by Avocado itself.
avocado.utils.cloudinitmodule will give a better error message when the system is not capable of creating ISO images, with a solution for resolution.
avocado.utils.vmimagecan now access both current and non-current Fedora versions (which are hosted at different locations).
avocado.utils.network.interfacesnow supports setting configuration for SuSE based systems.
make link, useful for developing Avocado with external plugins (say Avocado-VT), became
make develop-external, and it requires the
AVOCADO_EXTERNAL_PLUGINS_PATHvariable to now be set.
- Various cleanups to the
Makefileand consolidation into the
- A large number additional lint and style checks and fixes were added.
- The “SoB” check (
selftests/signedoff-check.sh) is now case insensitive.