Functional Testing (Top, Bottom & Changed ) for microversions

Registered by Ghanshyam Mann on 2015-11-10

As Nova have around 12 microversion which keep increasing, it is imp to cover their testing to make sure each microversion is behaving as expected.

Currently each microversion has their Unit and Functional tests to verify the expected behavior of that version.
But there should be more test coverage for each microversion like below.

 - Tests against Top(which will be that microverion)
- Test against Bottom (2.1) and make sure changes done in that microversion are not reflecting with 2.1 version.
- Test against Changed (immediate previous version) and make sure changes done in that microversion are not reflecting with previous version.

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Status:
Not started
Approver:
John Garbutt
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Ghanshyam Mann
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ghanshyam Mann
Definition:
Pending Approval
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Not started
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marking this as low priority to make it clear that the doc work is more important right now. --johnthetubaguy 20151110

Sorry, we have now hit the Non-Priority Feature Freeze for Mitaka. For more details please see: http://docs.openstack.org/releases/schedules/mitaka.html#m-nova-npff and http://docs.openstack.org/developer/nova/process.html#non-priority-feature-freeze
--johnthetubaguy 2016.01.30

Providing some example scenarios would be nice to help clarify this, e.g. I'm modifying an existing API for a new 2.40 microversion, this tests 2.40 and 2.39. And if I'm adding a new API in 2.45, and it runs 2.44 it asserts there is a 404 since the API didn't exist before 2.45. -- mriedem 20170224

Deferring to Queens since there are no changes available for this in Pike so I'd like to focus the rest of our review efforts on things that have a chance of landing in Pike. -- 20170608

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