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From Adam Constabaris <a...@clownsinmycoffee.net>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (ABDERA-39) Selectively disable unit tests that depend on external services
Date Sat, 24 Feb 2007 22:58:43 GMT
> Rather than disable those tests, I'd much rather that we develop some
> equivalent tests that we can add to our svn.  Those particular tests
> help us to verify some rather important Atom conformance features.

Agreed on both counts.  I generated the patch yesterday morning when my
workstation couldn't get any response back from verisignlabs.  My
immediate options were no build at all, a completely untested one, or a
partially tested one.  

Further commentary: the patch doesn't disable the tests full stop -- it
adds a  profile which has to be specifically enabled on the command line
(e.g. mvn -P no-online-tests clean install); without the special
incantation, all tests will still be run.  An alternate approach is to
add the profile to one's local settings.xml.

cheers,

AC




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