How To Install sql2subunit on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install sql2subunit on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update sql2subunit as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install python2-subunit2sql
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install python2-subunit2sql

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is sql2subunit and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install sql2subunit on Fedora 34. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install sql2subunit on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install sql2subunit using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install python2-subunit2sql

Install sql2subunit on Fedora 34 using yum

Because sql2subunit is available in Fedora 34’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install sql2subunit package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install python2-subunit2sql

How to upgrade (update) a single package sql2subunit using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like sql2subunit in this example you should use the following command:

yum update python2-subunit2sql

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade python2-subunit2sql

How to Upgrade sql2subunit on Fedora 34 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update python2-subunit2sql

How To remove sql2subunit from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the sql2subunit package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove python2-subunit2sql

Extra info and code examples

subunit2SQL is a tool for storing test results data in a SQL database. Like it's name implies it was originally designed around converting subunit streams to data in a SQL database and the packaged utilities assume a subunit stream as the input format. However, the data model used for the DB does not preclude using any test result format. Additionally the analysis tooling built on top of a database is data format agnostic. However if you choose to use a different result format as an input for the database additional tooling using the DB API would need to be created to parse a different test result output format. It's also worth pointing out that subunit has several language library bindings available. So as a user you could create a small filter to convert a different format to subunit. Creating a filter should be fairly easy and then you don't have to worry about writing a tool like :ref:`subunit2sql` to use a different format. For multiple distributed test runs that are generating subunit output it is useful to store the results in a unified repository. This is the motivation for the testrepository project which does a good job for centralizing the results from multiple test runs. However, imagine something like the OpenStack CI system where the same basic test suite is normally run several hundreds of times a day. To provide useful introspection on the data from those runs and to build trends over time the test results need to be stored in a format that allows for easy querying. Using a SQL database makes a lot of sense for doing this, which was the original motivation for the project. At a high level subunit2SQL uses alembic migrations to setup a DB schema that can then be used by the subunit2sql tool to parse subunit streams and populate the DB. Then there are tools for interacting with the stored data in the subunit2sql-graph command as well as the sql2subunit command to create a subunit stream from data in the database. Additionally, subunit2sql provides a Python DB API that can be used to query information from the stored data to build other tooling. This package contains the Python 2.7 module.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install sql2subunit using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the sql2subunit from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install sql2subunit on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sql2subunit on Kali Linux

How To Install sql2subunit on Debian 11

How To Install sql2subunit on Fedora 34

How To Install sql2subunit on CentOS 8

How To Install sql2subunit on Ubuntu 22.04

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