commons-issues mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (LANG-637) There should be a DifferenceBuilder with a ReflectionDifferenceBuilder implementation
Date Sat, 01 Jan 2011 19:27:45 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-637?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
]

Henri Yandell updated LANG-637:
-------------------------------

    Fix Version/s: 3.1

Putting into 3.1 as there's no backwards compat issues. That said - patches welcome :)

> There should be a DifferenceBuilder with a ReflectionDifferenceBuilder implementation
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LANG-637
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-637
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: General
>            Reporter: Eric Lewis
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.1
>
>
> The ToStringBuilder and ReflectionToStringBuilder are great tools for everyday development.
> We use them to show all the properties in an object, which comes handy especially for
testing.
> However, JUnit with its assertEquals() just outputs the toString() of the two compared
objects. For complex objects, this becomes unreadable.
> So, it would be great to have a DifferenceBuilder with a ReflectionDifferenceBuilder
implementation to be able to get only the differing properties of two objects. The question
is whether the two objects would have to be of the same type or not.

-- 
This message is automatically generated by JIRA.
-
You can reply to this email to add a comment to the issue online.


Mime
View raw message