action #127622

Updated by tinita 7 months ago

## Observation 

 See also #127412 

 In fetchneedles the git clone sometimes fails, presumably this is more likely to happen because of the big needles repository. 

 The test in openqa_install+publish installs openQA, clones os-autoinst-distri-opensuse & needles and runs a test. At the end a qcow image is published. The cloning takes several minutes, and the publishing of the big image takes even longer. The whole test can take 30-60 minutes. 

 It's of course fine to do that in general (if the published image is even used; we are not sure about that), but the openqa_install+publish is there to test if openQA works fine. We run it every hour, and I don't see why we need a new published image every hour. 

 ## Acceptance criteria 
 * **AC1:** The test takes less than 30 minutes 

 ## Suggestions 

 - Use a much smaller test repo, maybe using the new scenario cloning feature along with the example distribution, and create a new test for the image publishing that only runs once a day or so. 
 - Have a setting like FULL_OPENSUSE_TEST to retain retrain the publishing of the existing image