[QGIS-Developer] Oracle tests in CI

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 16:17:29 PDT 2019

On Tue, 22 Oct 2019 at 19:24, Julien Cabieces
<julien.cabieces at oslandia.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I propose a PR [0] to fix Oracle provider and its tests, and I would
> like to enable running these tests in travis CI like it's done for
> PostGis.
> I succeed to build a Oracle 18c Express edition Docker image using Oracle
> specific instructions [1]. I would like to push this image in a Docker
> Hub (QGIS one?, an another one?) so it could be use from CI.
> According to this license agreement [2], it looks like this is legally OK:
> "We grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable limited license to use the
> programs for: (a) purposes of developing, prototyping and running your
> applications for your own internal data processing operations;"
> Do I have a good understanding of the license agreement? Do you see any
> reason to not enable Oracle tests in our CI?

Just a warning - you'll also need to look into the license for the OCI
client and whether there's any issues in enabling this on Travis.


> To be complete, it would be probably necessary to copy QGIS Oracle
> database files somewhere (like it's done for ccache) to be used at run
> time in order to skip Oracle database initialisation. It's quite long (around 5
> minutes) and would slow down the CI.
> [0] https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/pull/32337
> [1] https://github.com/oracle/docker-images/tree/master/OracleDatabase/SingleInstance/dockerfiles/18.4.0
> [2] https://www.oracle.com/downloads/licenses/db18c-express-license.html
> Regards,
> Julien
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