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Re: Flaky tests


In this PR: https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/pull/5957
(unrelatedly) I made several changes that should hopefully help to analyze
flaky failures, e. g. printing deadlocked threads (if any) if a test times
out. Also printing full stack traces on failures.

On Fri, 7 Sep 2018 at 00:28, Gian Merlino <gian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Our CI has been super flaky lately: it seems rare that a PR is able to pass
> without a few retries. In an effort to try to help I added a new label
> "Flaky tests" and tagged all the open issues that look related to flaky
> tests. I also closed a few that have been open for a long time and I don't
> recall seeing in a while. They are all here:
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/labels/Flaky%20test
>
> In a few cases I edited the titles so they all have the specific test case
> that failed (the class and method). I think it helps to have one issue per
> method, that way we can track them separately.
>
> Non-scientifically I seem to be noticing these four often these days:
>
> 1) https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/issues/6296
> 2) https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/issues/2373
> 3) https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/issues/6311
> 4) https://github.com/apache/incubator-druid/issues/6312
>
> Please, if we can, let's spend some time looking into what is going on with
> these tests. We will thank ourselves when it makes PR flow smoother!
>