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From "Chris Greenlee" <CGreen...@demandsolutions.com>
Subject RE: "Test Skeleton Generator" follow up
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2001 13:49:17 GMT

Actually, this seems like a very useful utility.  Not being a committer,
I have no say whether it goes into the product, but I wouldn't be upset
to see it added to the unit testing tasks within ant.

Chris Greenlee

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magesh Umasankar [mailto:umagesh@rediffmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 1:12 PM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: "Test Skeleton Generator" follow up
> 
> 
> I had submitted a task about a week back 
> (http://www.mail-archive.com/ant-dev%40jakarta.apache.org/msg0
> 6330.html)
> 
> Since nothing was mentioned about it, I was wondering if any 
> of the committers think would be a useful task to maintain 
> for 'people out there'.
> 
> I use this task in the following way:
> 
> The build compiles the Java source files first. This 
> compilation task is followed by creation/updation of Unit 
> Test Source Code. If new classes/new methods have been 
> checked in without any matching unit test case code, the 
> JUnitSkeletonGen task catches this and inserts skeleton test 
> methods into the Unit Test files (which fail by default). 
> This task is followed compilation of the Test cases, which is 
> followed by execution of the test cases.
> 
> Naturally, if a developer has checked in some code without 
> relevant unit test cases, the tests will fail, letting the 
> developer know that it needs to be 'fixed' by writing the Unit Test.
> 
> Opinions?
> 
> Thanks,
> Magesh
> 
> 
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