Include and mandatory-include behaviour in test plans
maciej.kisielewski at canonical.com
Wed Jun 17 12:41:19 UTC 2015
First candidate is "submission-resource", so submission can no longer be
And as pointed by Chris in
resource jobs should be made mandatory.
On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 2:35 PM, Ara Pulido <ara.pulido at canonical.com>
> On 17/06/15 14:09, Maciej Kisielewski wrote:
> > With the advent of a field specifying mandatory jobs for test plan units
> > (which I will call 'mandatory-include' from now on), there are a few
> > design decisions we have to make.
> What are the goals of the mandatory jobs? Can you put an example, please?
> > If you have better alternatives for my approach below, please, do share
> > As the job may be present in the 'include' and/or 'mandatory-include'
> > fields, we have 4 scenarios. This is my proposed behaviour for them:
> > 1) not included, not mandatory-included
> > Job shouldn't be available on job-selection screen. Job should never
> > run. Note that if the job is required by other job it may become visible
> > and, when selected, might be run.
> > 2) included, not mandatory-included
> > Job should be available on job-selection screen, user should be able to
> > select and deselect it. It should be run only when selected or required
> > by other jobs.
> > 3) not included, mandatory-included
> > Job should not be listed in job-selection screen and it should ALWAYS
> > 4) included and mandatory-included
> > Job should be listed in job-selection screen, but user should not be
> > able to deselect it. It should always run.
> > Jobs that are not deselectable should be rendered differently to cue the
> > user (e.g. greyed-out)
> > As an alternative, 3) could behave like 4) with advice from validators,
> > that when placed in 'mandatory-include' the job doesn't have to be
> > specified in the 'include'.
> > What do you think?
> > --
> > Have a good one,
> > Maciek
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