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From Antoine Levy Lambert <anto...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1580520 - in /ant/core/trunk: ./ manual/Tasks/ src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/optional/junit/
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2014 01:46:08 GMT
Hello Michael,

yes please go back and continue this, this is interesting.

@Matt we are always happy to have new volunteers to help us maintain Ant :-)

Ant’s minimum Java version is 1.5 so we are good on that side.

Regards,

Antoine
On Mar 31, 2014, at 5:28 PM, Michael Clarke <michael.m.clarke@gmail.com> wrote:

> I had started this a few months back (
> https://github.com/mc1arke/ant/tree/JUnit4Conversion) but got side-tracked
> due to a job change. I'd be happy to go back and continue/finish the work
> if there's a general demand for it.
> 
> 
> On 31 March 2014 01:14, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'd be a willing volunteer to help port the unit tests to JUnit 4. There
>> are various methods to using JUnit 4 with JUnit 3 test cases, suites, etc.,
>> that allow for easier migration as well. I do know that JUnit 4 has a
>> minimum requirement of Java 1.5 at least due to annotations.
>> 
>> 
>> On 30 March 2014 18:53, Antoine Levy Lambert <antoine@gmx.de> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello Matt,
>>> 
>>> thanks for this suggestion.
>>> 
>>> I have not used the JUnit TemporaryFolder rule because it is introduced
>> in
>>> JUnit 4 and the Ant test cases are extending
>>> a class of JUnit 3.
>>> 
>>> The policy of the Ant project is usually to keep everything binary
>>> compatible ...
>>> 
>>> If there is interest and willing volunteers and a consensus we could
>>> change that, at least in the case of BuildFileTest and JUnit 3/4 and base
>>> "BuildFileTest" on JUnit 4.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Antoine
>>> On Mar 23, 2014, at 1:50 PM, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Could you use the JUnit TemporaryFolder rule? That appears to be rather
>>>> threadsafe.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 23 March 2014 11:28, Antoine Levy Lambert <antoine@gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks to John Elion for this contribution.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I have tried it on the Ant test cases. This makes the execution of the
>>>>> test cases shorter by 3 minutes with 2 threads [ not sure what is the
>>> total
>>>>> time because I also run the antunit tests ].
>>>>> 
>>>>> Some of our test cases do not support parallelism because they are
>>>>> creating and dropping temporary directories and files which have the
>>> same
>>>>> names.
>>>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> --
>> Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>
>> 


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