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Re: Eventual PAssert

Thanks Anton, this is a really important topic because currently we have no way at all for unit-testing IOs that emit unbounded output.
Regardless of the proposed PAssert API itself, even if we just figure out a way to make the pipeline terminate on some condition from within the pipeline, that'll be great.

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 1:57 PM Anton Kedin <kedin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

While working on an integration test for Pubsub-related functionality I couldn't find a good solution to test the pipelines that don't reliably stop.

I propose we extend PAssert to support eventual verification. In this case some success/failure predicate is being constantly evaluated against all elements of the pipeline until it's met. At that point the result gets communicated to the main program/test.

Example API:



 .containsInAnyOrder(e1, e2, e3)


 .timeoutAfter(10 min)

Comments, thoughts, things that I missed?