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Tech Debt/Dev Chore: Make EditTaskTest less flaky
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This test is failing a lot due to a mismatch in the editing time set here and checked here. Let's make it more robust.

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@Mholloway et al.: Do you happen to have a few links to occurrences of this test failure in our CI?

Here's one, I'll look for and edit to add after I'm out of my 2pm meeting:

That's great. Thanks!

I think one is good enough for now.

Change 259048 had a related patch set uploaded (by BearND):
Make EditTaskTest more reliable

Change 259048 merged by jenkins-bot:
Make EditTaskTest more reliable

I'm sorry to say I just got another instance of the same EditTaskTest failure while running tests locally:

org.wikipedia.test.EditTaskTest > testEdit[Nexus 6P - 6.0.1] FAILED
Expected: is not "== Section 2 ==\n\nEditing section INSERT RANDOM & HERE test at 1450367303829"
Tests on Nexus 6P - 6.0.1 failed: Instrumentation run failed due to 'Process crashed.'
:app:connectedDevDebugAndroidTest FAILED

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

  • What went wrong:

Execution failed for task ':app:connectedDevDebugAndroidTest'.

There were failing tests. See the report at: file:///Users/loaner494/wikipedia/app/build/reports/androidTests/connected/flavors/DEV/index.html

  • Try:

Run with --stacktrace option to get the stack trace. Run with --info or --debug option to get more log output.


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Dbrant closed this task as Resolved.Jan 4 2016, 5:44 PM