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authorMartin Klozik <martin.klozik@tieto.com>2018-05-04 02:23:09 -0700
committerMartin Klozik <martin.klozik@tieto.com>2018-05-10 01:17:11 -0700
commit7224efa9539584690236218f5243b6b5c81daca9 (patch)
tree4208a3d891bc6619a1287932104c676366e95cad /docs/testing/user/userguide
parent03c55c5804a60b19c182752d38d90a29eefdc84a (diff)
bugfix: Fix evaluation order of parameters
This patch ensures, that testcase definition keywords vSwitch, Trafficgen, VNF and Tunnel Type will have the highest priority to override any values specified via ``Parameters`` section, CLI arguments or configuration files. JIRA: VSPERF-574 Change-Id: Ied799187d489325a32cc4854145fdf9901e7e3e2 Signed-off-by: Martin Klozik <martin.klozik@tieto.com> Reviewed-by: Al Morton <acmorton@att.com> Reviewed-by: Christian Trautman <ctrautma@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Sridhar Rao <sridhar.rao@spirent.com> Reviewed-by: Richard Elias <richard.elias@tieto.com>
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diff --git a/docs/testing/user/userguide/testusage.rst b/docs/testing/user/userguide/testusage.rst
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@@ -107,11 +107,12 @@ line argument, etc. Thus it is important to understand the order of configuratio
parameter evaluation. This "priority hierarchy" can be described like so
(1 = max priority):
-1. Testcase definition section ``Parameters``
-2. Command line arguments (e.g. ``--test-params``, ``--vswitch``, etc.)
-3. Environment variables (see ``--load-env`` argument)
-4. Custom configuration file specified via ``--conf-file`` argument
-5. Standard configuration files, where higher prefix number means higher
+1. Testcase definition keywords ``vSwitch``, ``Trafficgen``, ``VNF`` and ``Tunnel Type``
+2. Parameters inside testcase definition section ``Parameters``
+3. Command line arguments (e.g. ``--test-params``, ``--vswitch``, ``--trafficgen``, etc.)
+4. Environment variables (see ``--load-env`` argument)
+5. Custom configuration file specified via ``--conf-file`` argument
+6. Standard configuration files, where higher prefix number means higher
priority.
For example, if the same configuration parameter is defined in custom configuration