[QA] annotating browser test failures

Jon Robson jrobson at wikimedia.org
Mon Jun 2 23:38:02 UTC 2014

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On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:50 PM, S Page <spage at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> My browsertests QA interaction is
> * go look at my project's cloudbees dashboard, e.g.
> https://wmf.ci.cloudbees.com/view/flow/
> * click a failed test run,
> * look at the graph to see if it's gone up
> * If it has, do some investigation
> My frustration has been, whatever I figure out isn't shared with others, and
> vice versa. I could ask on IRC but people are busy and in other timezones. I
> could send an e-mail, or file a bug, but neither of those directly helps the
> next person to go through this process. It's demotivating and un-wiki-like.
> I just realized that if you login to cloudbees, you can edit the
> descriptions of each Build, Test Result, and individual tests!
> If you edit the Test Result description of a failed build with what you
> figure out, then everyone will see it in the Build History log at the bottom
> left; also when viewing a Test Result you can click History to see previous
> notes. It's no longer a solitary struggle against a de-motivating graph of
> red spikes with occasional green sunny skies, it becomes a conversation, a
> shared quest.
> I think we should encourage doing this!  I added it to
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Quality_Assurance/Browser_testing#How_to_contribute>.
> I don't know how many QA people have cloudbees accounts.
> BTW, this is using the classic cloudbees UI. Cloudbees has a tab [β Try our
> new UI] but when I click it I can't figure out where the dashboards are.
> Cheers fellow quest-ers,
> --
> =S Page  Features engineer
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