This is the home page for testing. You should find everything related to running tests, modifying existing tests and running tests here. Please feel free to send an email to email@example.com if you have any questions.
We run unit tests using the portage's test FEATURE. For instructions on how to run and add your own unit tests, follow these instructions.
Here's a description of some common developer workflows
When iterating on a test, you might save some time by using the autotest_quickmerge tool.
Autotest User Doc describes the integration of autotest into the build system, along with FAQ and specific descriptions of various tasks.
This has additional info on how to run the smoke test suite on a Virtual Machine.
Before you check in a change, you should also do a trybot run locally, which will run unit tests and smoke tests in the same way that the buildbots do.
If you are interested in writing a test, here is a list of desired tests. Once you have decided on a test to write, contact the owner of it to let them know.