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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: [testutils] Is there any commons area for generic test code?
Date Thu, 10 Jun 2004 15:56:24 GMT
On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 11:48, Oliver Zeigermann wrote:
> Alex Karasulu wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 10:29, Oliver Zeigermann wrote:
> > 
> >>I could contribute a class called RendezvousBarrier. It is simple, but 
> >>very useful when testing stuff in concurrent szenarios and you want to 
> >>make non-deterministic runs of more than one thread deterministic for 
> >>certain tests.
> > 
> > 
> > Is this test specific?  Sounds like its more specific to threading
> > concerns.  However I think testing multi-threaded code is your goal and
> > in that case we're probably going to need these constructs to setup a
> > multi-threaded test harness.  It does make sense.  Let's talk about this
> > some more.  I have a feeling the Transaction stuff you're working on is
> > driving some of this eh?
> 
> I use the barrier in many tests for the transaction stuff and it is as 
> well simple to use as useful. The barrier is not really test specific, 
> but - as I said - especially useful for testing.

Good enough for me let's put it in.  Plus we probably want to limit the
number of dependencies as much as possible so depending on other jars
for this fuctionality is not currently an option.  

Alex


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