[Puppet] Module testing blocker

Bryan Jen bryan.jen at puppetlabs.com
Wed Feb 17 16:47:52 UTC 2016

Hi Jeffrey,

It looks like the default.yml is incorrect and needs fixing. To run one of
the other nodeset:

BEAKER_setfile=spec/acceptance/nodesets/ubuntu-server-1404-x64.yml bundle
exec rspec spec/acceptance/


On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 8:09 AM, Jeffrey Borcean <jeffrey at osuosl.org> wrote:

> Hello team,
> We seem to have hit a blocker in running the acceptance tests against
> motd; resulting in a crash sating "`rescue in find_only_one': There
> should be one host with database defined".  See the full output here [1].
> As part of the debugging process I used pry to step through what beaker
> was running and further examine the failure. This did not yield much useful
> information aside from seeing that it would fail after entering
> lib/beaker/dsl/host_helpers.rb:62.
> I reached out to Ian who suggested I use git bisect to find a commit
> between when we had gotten tests working and after QA had done work on the
> modules. With that I found commit 0e3c8359de85efc8a17c39406fbc49f815c9841f
> to be the most recent commit against which tests would execute cleanly.
> Questions for you:
> Are we calling the beaker tests correctly?
> bundle exec rake beaker
> And to test against something other than default.yml
> env BEAKER_set=ubuntu-server-1404-x64 bundle exec rake beaker
> Would it be beneficial to have a QA engineer that we can ask questions
> regarding the differences between how we test and how the QA team tests
> modules?
> [1]
> https://gist.github.com/borcean/1f07ea642a48ea4ac1a5#file-beaker_error-L48
> Thank you,
> --
> Jeffrey Borcean
> Student Systems Engineer
> OSU Open Source Lab
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