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From "Garrett Rooney" <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Testing HTTP Caching (Was Re: svn commit: r429422)
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 18:20:54 GMT
On 8/7/06, jmsnell@apache.org <jmsnell@apache.org> wrote:

> +/**
> + * For now these are hitting Mark Nottingham's set of caching tests.  We'll
> + * need to set up our own server.  The hard part about testing caching is
> + * that we need a server endpoint to test against.  Also, the test results
> + * can be affected by proxies and intermediate caches.  If we want to run
> + * these tests in an offline configuration, we'll need to provide instructions
> + * on how to set up a local server and have a portable suite of tests.
> + */

FWIW, I'd like to see us bundle a minimal web server (Jetty?) and have
our tests just automatically set it up prior to execution.  It seems
considerably less error prone than expecting someone to set up a
server.

-garrett

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