[Ovirt-devel] [PATCH] Fixes to broken tests (1/2)

Alan Pevec apevec at redhat.com
Thu Sep 4 11:33:57 UTC 2008

Mohammed Morsi wrote:
> Alan Pevec wrote:
>>> @@ -114,12 +114,14 @@ if File.exists? File.dirname(__FILE__) +
>>> '/../selenium.rb'
>>> "selenium.isElementPresent(\"//div[@id='vm_action_results']/div[3]/div/div[2]/a\")",
>>>                10000)
>>>          @browser.click
>>> "//div[@id='vm_action_results']/div[3]/div/div[2]/a"
>>> +        sleep 5 # give vm time to start
>> Why is sleep needed here at all if wait_for_condition below is
>> expecting 'running' to show up?
>> In general, using sleep for synchronization is wrong, although it
>> might seem to work.
> As far as I can tell the vm tab doesn't get automatically updated via
> javascript when the state of a vm changes, thus I need to wait a little
> time and manually refresh the page before I check for the status. I
> could do an assertion on the backend, and check the actual vm table
> entry itself, but these are interface tests, thus assertions should be
> on interface components.

ok, ACK for now, but needs to improve later when automatic UI refresh is fixed

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