didcot automated


Image Types:
sdk-amd64 / target-armhf-internal / target-armhf / target-amd64
Image Deployment:


Test the content hand-over feature by launching an application. Didcot service is responsible for the content hand-over by launching an application which supports the mime type or uri schemes . The script launches a browser application which supports http uri schemes

Pre Conditions

  1. Ensure Rootfs is remounted as read/write.
  2. $ sudo mount -o remount,rw /

  3. Install dependencies
  4. $ sudo apt install gnome-desktop-testing didcot-tests

  5. Restart the system to restore the filesystem state to read-only before running the test.
  6. $ sudo reboot

  7. Clone the tests repository from another computer (Note that the branch being tested may change depending on the release, please make sure to clone the correct branch for the release in question):
  8. $ git clone --branch apertis/v2022dev0 https://gitlab.apertis.org/infrastructure/apertis-tests.git

  9. Copy the test directory apertis-tests to the target device:
  10. $ DUT_IP=<device-ip>

    $ scp -r apertis-tests user@$DUT_IP:

  11. Log into the target device:
  12. $ ssh user@$DUT_IP

Execution Steps

  1. Enter test directory:
  2. $ cd apertis-tests

  3. Execute the following command:
  4. $ common/run-test-in-systemd --user=user --timeout=900 --name=didcot gnome-desktop-testing-runner didcot


The output should be similar to:

Running test: /usr/share/installed-tests/didcot-0/didcot-test.test

# random seed: R02S69e7aa70c3f09ec156e00b6d49d5f4ec


# Start of didcot-tests tests

ok 1 /didcot-tests/test_open_uri

# End of didcot-tests tests

PASS: didcot-0/didcot-test.test

SUMMARY: total: 1 passed: 1 skipped: 0 failed: 0