- From: Mathias Lafeldt <
- Subject: [chef] Re: status of test-kitchen?
- Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:38:52 +0200
Last time I checked, test-kitchen required some custom Vagrant boxes
to work. It wasn't even possible to use the boxes built with Bento,
not to speak of http://files.vagrantup.com/lucid32.box and friends
I'd like to know the status as well.
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Bryan Berry
> I really like test-kitchen and I think it has tremendous potential however I
> find that in its current state it is not a productive tool for me. There
> are many outstanding bugs, as one can see here:
> but the one that I find particularly challenging is that I cannot get
> test-kitchen to test only one virtualbox image rather than all 4 (centos
> 5,6, ubuntu 10,11). Further, I can't figure out how to run `librarian-chef
> update` if I make any changes to my Cheffile.
> I have gotten the distinct impression that test-kitchen is the preferred
> testing tool for the opscode-cookbooks/ set of cookbooks. However, at this
> stage I find myself just spending to much time fighting w/ test-kitchen. I
> would like to know if anyone plans to put in the time and effort to bring
> test-kitchen to a more stable and usable form. I would love to pitch in, but
> right now my priority is to improve the state of the database/postgresql and
> java-related cookbooks.
> In the meantime I will refocus my workflow, which I call "The Riot Way"
> based on Jamie Winsor's cookbook authoring guide
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