[Cosmo-dev] testing data migration for cosmo 0.6
mikeal at osafoundation.org
Mon Dec 4 16:50:01 PST 2006
I think the confusion comes from my very long sentence, this should
clear things up.
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>> We'll run the functional tests pre-migration,
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>> then test the migrated data manually.
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>> We can also run the functional tests again, after
>> removing the users, against a migrated repository.
We have to remove the users because the tests will just overwrite the
existing data before they evaluate each response. This is also why we
are verifying the data that we added with the automated tests pre-
> when you run the functional tests against the pre-migration database,
> the tests insert a bunch of data. if you were to migrate the database
> and then test the data those tests inserted, that would be
> interesting. but you proposed to remove those users and run the
> functional tests again, creating new users, which i don't see being at
> all useful in determining whether or not the actual migration of real
> existing data works.
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